Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 731 637 711
Rank change year-on-year -94 +74 -60
Contract jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 170 217 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 127 127
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £254
90th Percentile £654 £609 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +99.65% -45.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year - +99.65% -52.81%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 89,317 80,919 92,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.94% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,921 52,955 61,108
UK median daily rate £450 £449 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% +5.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,460 2,122 2,286
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.54%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.03 £52.49 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% - +16.01%

Budgeting and Forecasting
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England -82 155 £475 +5.56% 27
London -52 87 £508 +8.56% 10
UK excluding London -77 82 £450 +5.88% 17
North of England -21 24 £420 -6.67% 5
South East -55 23 £475 +11.76% 2
North West -3 18 £450 +2.86% 4
East of England +10 17 £550 +46.67% 3
Scotland -32 14 £350 -14.63% 1
Yorkshire -31 5 £400 -18.99% 1
Midlands -28 4 £300 -32.58% 5
East Midlands -2 2 £450 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -33 2 £288 -34.66% 4
North East -5 1 £800 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for Budgeting and Forecasting.

1 122 (71.76%) Finance
2 52 (30.59%) Project Management
3 34 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.88%) Banking
6 26 (15.29%) Microsoft
7 25 (14.71%) Planning and Forecasting
8 23 (13.53%) SAP
9 21 (12.35%) Oracle
9 21 (12.35%) Change Management
9 21 (12.35%) PMO
10 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 19 (11.18%) Programme Management
11 19 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (10.00%) Decision-Making
13 16 (9.41%) Resource Management
14 15 (8.82%) Migration
14 15 (8.82%) PRINCE2
15 14 (8.24%) ITIL
16 13 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (7.65%) Hyperion
17 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
17 12 (7.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 11 (6.47%) Investment Banking
18 11 (6.47%) Time Management
18 11 (6.47%) Waterfall
18 11 (6.47%) Process Improvement
19 10 (5.88%) Project Governance

Budgeting and Forecasting
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 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.35%) NetWeaver
3 3 (1.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (4.12%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) SAP BPC
2 7 (4.12%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.76%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.76%) SAP SRM
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.59%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.59%) G Suite
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) SMS
2 3 (1.76%) MPLS
3 2 (1.18%) 4G
4 1 (0.59%) 2G
4 1 (0.59%) 3G
4 1 (0.59%) GSM
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.94%) Power BI
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle Smart View
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.76%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.18%) Big Data
5 2 (1.18%) OLAP
5 2 (1.18%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.59%) Essbase
6 1 (0.59%) MOLAP
6 1 (0.59%) MS Access
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 122 (71.76%) Finance
2 27 (15.88%) Banking
3 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.47%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.53%) Billing
5 6 (3.53%) Marketing
5 6 (3.53%) Retail
6 5 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.35%) Law
7 4 (2.35%) Legal
8 3 (1.76%) Advertising
8 3 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) Automotive
10 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.59%) Military
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (26.47%) Project Manager
2 33 (19.41%) Analyst
3 19 (11.18%) IT Manager
4 12 (7.06%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 10 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 9 (5.29%) Change Manager
6 9 (5.29%) Consultant
6 9 (5.29%) Programme Manager
7 8 (4.71%) Finance Manager
7 8 (4.71%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (4.71%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.12%) Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.94%) Accountant
10 5 (2.94%) Architect
10 5 (2.94%) IT Analyst
10 5 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.35%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) XML
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.29%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.35%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.76%) CMDB
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.76%) PMI
5 3 (1.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.59%) FMCG
7 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.59%) Project Management
2 34 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.71%) Planning and Forecasting
5 21 (12.35%) Change Management
6 20 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 19 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (11.18%) Programme Management
8 17 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 16 (9.41%) Resource Management
10 15 (8.82%) Migration
10 15 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 14 (8.24%) ITIL
12 13 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.47%) Process Improvement
13 11 (6.47%) Time Management
13 11 (6.47%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.88%) Project Governance
14 10 (5.88%) Scrum
14 10 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.71%) SQL
2 4 (2.35%) ABAP
3 2 (1.18%) C
4 1 (0.59%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) Python
4 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) Degree
1 9 (5.29%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.12%) PMP
3 4 (2.35%) APMP
3 4 (2.35%) PgMP
3 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) ACCA
4 3 (1.76%) CIMA
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.59%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.59%) HND
6 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.35%) PMO
2 7 (4.12%) SLA
3 4 (2.35%) GDPR
4 3 (1.76%) QA
5 2 (1.18%) GAAP
6 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.59%) EMIR
6 1 (0.59%) IFRS
6 1 (0.59%) MiFID
6 1 (0.59%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.53%) SAP
3 21 (12.35%) Oracle
4 13 (7.65%) Hyperion
5 6 (3.53%) Tableau
6 5 (2.94%) Cognos
6 5 (2.94%) Infor
7 3 (1.76%) Remedy
7 3 (1.76%) Tagetik
8 2 (1.18%) Adaptive Insights
8 2 (1.18%) Anaplan
8 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.18%) Google
8 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (1.18%) IFS
9 1 (0.59%) Adobe
9 1 (0.59%) Informatica
9 1 (0.59%) JDA
9 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.59%) SmartStream