Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.72% 6.91% 7.49%
As % of the General category 39.05% 47.73% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 26
Devon median daily rate £363 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £169
90th Percentile £501 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Devon median hourly rate £27.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.85% +7.27% +10.00%

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 105 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 22.34% 14.47% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 64 48
Devon median daily rate £377 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.74% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £185
90th Percentile £514 £525 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Devon median hourly rate £34.00 £25.86 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.48% -20.43% -12.16%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.72 £12.30
90th Percentile £74.13 £43.50 £42.85
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.33% +1.28% +5.41%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 -5 25 £425 - 2
Plymouth +15 5 £303 +34.44% 3
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Finance.

1 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Unix
4 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (14.63%) ETL Development
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
5 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.63%) ETL
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 6 (14.63%) Banking
5 6 (14.63%) Talend
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Process Management
6 5 (12.20%) CRM
6 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (12.20%) FinancialForce
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Line Management
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Product Management
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) FinancialForce
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 3 (7.32%) Trello
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DMZ
1 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Project Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Talend Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Product Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Salesforce Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Application Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) JSON
2 3 (7.32%) Ajax
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) CSS3
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) HTML5
2 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (7.32%) Social Media
1 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) ETL Development
4 6 (14.63%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Process Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Line Management
6 4 (9.76%) Product Management
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Dependency Management
7 3 (7.32%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
1 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
1 6 (14.63%) Talend
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Facebook
3 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco