Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 195 198
Contract jobs citing Business Forecasting 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.019% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.023% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median daily rate - - £251
England median daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 5,409 4,304 4,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.91% 82.40% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,476 2,688 2,928
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £256 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 175 296
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -10.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.45 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%

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