Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 37 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.42% 8.60% 7.32%
As % of the General category 43.53% 46.51% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 31
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -12.86%
10th Percentile £216 £165 £290
90th Percentile £525 £483 £838
South West median daily rate £403 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.21% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 85 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.76% 18.49% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 52
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -19.54%
10th Percentile £178 £155 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £756
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +11.41% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.72 £33.15 £25.75
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.45 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.24
% change year-on-year - -15.13% +44.70%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Devon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Devon

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 25 £450 +28.57% 1
Plymouth -6 4 £205 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
5 6 (16.22%) Bugzilla
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Test Management
5 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
5 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (16.22%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
5 6 (16.22%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) SMS
7 4 (10.81%) ISEB
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Measurement
7 4 (10.81%) People Management
7 4 (10.81%) Public Cloud
7 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
8 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) PaaS
8 3 (8.11%) PMO
8 3 (8.11%) Retail

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (2.70%) Power BI
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Product Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Change Portfolio Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Platform Manager
5 3 (8.11%) PMO Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ICT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Director
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) MI Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.70%) Senior ICT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
4 6 (16.22%) Data Acquisition
4 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
4 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
4 6 (16.22%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Management
4 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (10.81%) People Management
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Measurement
6 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
1 1 (2.70%) WSO2