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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Balanced Scorecard
Rank 568 553 539
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.014% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£450 £438 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £568 £770
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Balanced Scorecard Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 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 27 January 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 -18 8 £485 +10.85% 4
London -3 6 £485 - 1
City of London - 4 £423 -
South East -19 2 £495 - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1

Balanced Scorecard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) iPad
3 4 (22.22%) Fredhopper
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 4 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 4 (22.22%) Endeca
3 4 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Solr
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) BPMN
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow

Balanced Scorecard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Fredhopper
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) MI Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 4 (22.22%) Benchmarking
2 4 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) BPMN
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Endeca
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow