The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Budget Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 22 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.

Budget Control
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 611 605
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 25 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.063% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.076% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 29
Median daily rate £513 £491 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +31.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £490 £348
% change year-on-year -3.06% +41.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

Budget Control 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 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
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 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
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 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budget Control over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +38 24 £500 +2.04% 8
London +17 17 £525 +6.59% 2
South East +21 5 £559 -12.35% 1
City of London +7 4 £475 - 1
Scotland +34 1 £800 +14.28%
West Midlands +26 1 £240 - 3
West Sussex +14 1 £475 +13.09%
Birmingham +13 1 £240 -
Surrey +5 1 £475 -24.00% 1
South West - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £800 -
East Grinstead - 1 £475 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Brighton - 1 £688 -
Hampshire - 1 £643 -
East Sussex - 1 £688 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £475 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £643 -
Newbury - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control 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 Budget Control.

1 18 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) Banking
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (13.89%) Legal
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Line Management
8 5 (13.89%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.89%) PMO
8 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
9 4 (11.11%) PMP
9 4 (11.11%) Law
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (11.11%) Change Control
9 4 (11.11%) Retail
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
10 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.33%) French Language
10 3 (8.33%) QA
10 3 (8.33%) Telecoms

Budget Control
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 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Legal
4 4 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (8.33%) French Language
5 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Publishing
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 4 (11.11%) CRM Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 3 (8.33%) CRM Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Payments Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Project Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.22%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Time Management
6 5 (13.89%) Business Transformation
6 5 (13.89%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.89%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) Line Management
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Change Control
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.33%) Project Governance
9 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.11%) PMP
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PMO
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
4 1 (2.78%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Avaya
1 3 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.78%) Sun
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
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Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: Yesterday
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