The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Budget Control
Rank - 145 126
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.041% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Budget Control
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2426 2423 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.06% 75.09% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1592 1196
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 109 99
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Budget Control across the South West region.

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Budget Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the South West region.

Budget Control Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Budget Control
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Budget Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Budget Control.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Budget Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Budget Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management