The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Balanced Scorecard skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Balanced Scorecard over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Balanced Scorecard
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 640 627
Rank change year-on-year +42 -13  
Contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.007% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £423 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.32% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Balanced Scorecard is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Balanced Scorecard
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Balanced Scorecard as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Balanced Scorecard in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Balanced Scorecard.

Contractor daily rate trend for Balanced Scorecard in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balanced Scorecard.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Balanced Scorecard in the UK

Balanced Scorecard
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Balanced Scorecard within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 3 £437 -30.16% 2
London +4 1 £423 -32.32%
City of London -2 1 £423 -41.65%
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Balanced Scorecard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Balanced Scorecard.

1 14 (100.00%) Scorecard
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) EFQM
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (14.29%) COSO
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) COBIT
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.14%) Cognitive Psychology

Balanced Scorecard
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Manager
1 4 (28.57%) User Researcher
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technology Risk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Digital User Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Scorecard
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
1 2 (14.29%) COSO
1 2 (14.29%) EFQM
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Netezza
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Teradata