Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Forecasting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Forecasting over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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.

Business Forecasting
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 235 197
Rank change year-on-year +11 -38 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Forecasting 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.016% 0.015% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.018% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median daily rate - £550 -
England median daily rate £458 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.68% +5.56% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -35.29% - -

Business 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,374 5,573 4,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.52% 86.14% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,405 3,562 2,946
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £253
90th Percentile £625 £575 £558
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 222 201
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +24.24% -
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.05 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.63 £22.00 £24.49
% change year-on-year +7.39% -10.15% +7.23%

Business Forecasting
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Forecasting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Forecasting in the South West

Business Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Forecasting in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Forecasting in the South West

Business Forecasting
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Forecasting within the South West region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
Somerset - 1 - -
Business Forecasting
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business 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 South West region with a requirement for Business Forecasting.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) Power Platform

Business Forecasting
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Insight Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA