The table below looks at the statistics for Balanced Scorecard skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Balanced Scorecard over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balanced Scorecard
Rank 625 591 582
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard 6 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.038% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.050% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
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£420 £510 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +126.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £545 -
% change year-on-year
-22.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- -69.76%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46337 42400 39480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.99% 76.18% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30192 26229 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1151 1100
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Balanced Scorecard
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Balanced Scorecard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK.

Balanced Scorecard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK.

Balanced Scorecard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 6 £420 -15.57% 4
South East - 5 £420 - 1
Brighton - 5 £420 -
East Sussex - 5 £420 -
London -13 1 - - 2

Balanced Scorecard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Balanced Scorecard 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 Balanced Scorecard.

1 13 (76.47%) Project Management
2 12 (70.59%) PRINCE2
3 9 (52.94%) Business Transformation
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Legal
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) PMI
5 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
6 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office

Balanced Scorecard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Balanced Scorecard 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 Balanced Scorecard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PMI
2 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) Beowulf
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Project Management
2 12 (70.59%) PRINCE2
3 9 (52.94%) Business Transformation
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Birst
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft