The table below looks at the statistics for Demand Forecasting skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Demand Forecasting over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Demand Forecasting
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing Demand Forecasting 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £400 £404
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-50.49% -
Demand Forecasting
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Demand Forecasting
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Demand Forecasting Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Demand Forecasting
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Demand Forecasting across the West Midlands region.

Demand Forecasting Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Demand Forecasting
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Demand Forecasting 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 Demand Forecasting.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management

Demand Forecasting
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Demand Forecasting 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 Demand Forecasting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Planner
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft