Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Budgeting and Forecasting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budgeting and Forecasting over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Budgeting and Forecasting
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 694 618 695
Rank change year-on-year -76 +77 -24
Contract jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 158 208 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 115 112
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £263
90th Percentile £656 £610 £573
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £20.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +120.59% -50.70%
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £20.80
% change year-on-year - +116.35% -49.73%

Budgeting and Forecasting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,569 76,256 85,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.30% 85.77% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,615 50,302 56,978
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,178 1,891 2,066
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%

Budgeting and Forecasting
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Budgeting and Forecasting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in England

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in England

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Budgeting and Forecasting in England

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in England

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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
London -35 87 £505 +6.32% 13
South East -37 25 £475 +8.57% 4
North of England -18 21 £420 -2.33% 3
East of England +5 20 £538 +43.33% 2
North West -1 14 £450 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire -13 6 £400 -11.11%
Midlands -23 3 £450 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -3 2 £450 - 1
South West -20 2 - -
North East -6 1 £800 -
West Midlands -30 1 - - 5
Budgeting and Forecasting
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 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 England region with a requirement for Budgeting and Forecasting.

1 115 (72.78%) Finance
2 46 (29.11%) Project Management
3 34 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
6 25 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (13.92%) Banking
7 22 (13.92%) Oracle
7 22 (13.92%) SAP
8 21 (13.29%) Change Management
9 20 (12.66%) PMO
10 18 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (11.39%) Risk Management
11 17 (10.76%) Programme Management
12 16 (10.13%) Decision-Making
12 16 (10.13%) Planning and Forecasting
13 15 (9.49%) Resource Management
14 14 (8.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 14 (8.86%) PRINCE2
14 14 (8.86%) Hyperion
15 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
16 12 (7.59%) Time Management
16 12 (7.59%) Supplier Management
17 11 (6.96%) Migration
17 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Project
17 11 (6.96%) ITIL
17 11 (6.96%) ERP
17 11 (6.96%) Process Improvement

Budgeting and Forecasting
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.53%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SAP BPC
2 6 (3.80%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (2.53%) SAP SRM
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.90%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.63%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) Office 365
2 4 (2.53%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) G Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) MPLS
2 2 (1.27%) 4G
3 1 (0.63%) 2G
3 1 (0.63%) 3G
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) GSM
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.63%) RNC
3 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) Power BI
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.63%) Essbase
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.63%) MS Access
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 115 (72.78%) Finance
2 22 (13.92%) Banking
3 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.80%) Billing
5 6 (3.80%) Retail
6 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.90%) Legal
7 3 (1.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.32%) Project Manager
2 28 (17.72%) Analyst
3 13 (8.23%) IT Manager
4 12 (7.59%) Financial Analyst
5 11 (6.96%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.33%) Business Manager
6 10 (6.33%) Consultant
7 9 (5.70%) Change Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Senior Manager
8 8 (5.06%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (5.06%) Service Manager
9 7 (4.43%) Finance Manager
9 7 (4.43%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Accountant
10 6 (3.80%) Architect
10 6 (3.80%) Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Migration Manager
12 4 (2.53%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (2.53%) Project Accountant
12 4 (2.53%) Resource Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) .NET
1 1 (0.63%) JSON
1 1 (0.63%) Middleware
1 1 (0.63%) OAuth
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.53%) Reinsurance
3 4 (2.53%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.90%) CMDB
4 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Equities
6 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) Project Management
2 34 (21.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.29%) Change Management
5 18 (11.39%) Risk Management
6 17 (10.76%) Programme Management
7 16 (10.13%) Decision-Making
7 16 (10.13%) Planning and Forecasting
8 15 (9.49%) Resource Management
9 14 (8.86%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.59%) Supplier Management
11 12 (7.59%) Time Management
12 11 (6.96%) ERP
12 11 (6.96%) ITIL
12 11 (6.96%) Migration
12 11 (6.96%) Process Improvement
13 10 (6.33%) Business Forecasting
13 10 (6.33%) Scrum
13 10 (6.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) ABAP
1 4 (2.53%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) Java
2 2 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (0.63%) C
3 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Degree
1 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.80%) APMP
3 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.53%) PgMP
5 3 (1.90%) ACCA
5 3 (1.90%) CIMA
5 3 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.90%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) HND
6 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.66%) PMO
2 6 (3.80%) SLA
3 4 (2.53%) GDPR
3 4 (2.53%) QA
4 3 (1.90%) GAAP
5 2 (1.27%) IFRS
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.63%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.92%) Oracle
2 22 (13.92%) SAP
3 14 (8.86%) Hyperion
4 4 (2.53%) Infor
5 3 (1.90%) Cognos
5 3 (1.90%) Google
5 3 (1.90%) Remedy
5 3 (1.90%) Tableau
6 2 (1.27%) Adaptive Insights
6 2 (1.27%) Anaplan
6 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.27%) IFS
6 2 (1.27%) Lotus
6 2 (1.27%) Tagetik
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.63%) Okta
7 1 (0.63%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com