Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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.

Budgeting and Forecasting
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 676 650 697
Rank change year-on-year -26 +47 -25
Contract jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 202 229 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 130 148
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -7.25% +1.47%
10th Percentile £263 £227 £300
90th Percentile £590 £638 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +21.43% -15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
UK median hourly rate £175.00 £20.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +775.00% -51.67% +56.15%
10th Percentile £162.50 £18.05 £36.28
90th Percentile £187.50 £21.76 £46.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £47.76
% change year-on-year - -58.12% +80.23%

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 87300 86474 93048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.56% 83.91% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58356 57113 60444
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1997 2343 2772
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +17.50%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 -41 193 £425 +6.25% 19
London +9 112 £440 -8.33% 7
UK excluding London -19 84 £425 +21.43% 15
South East -27 26 £438 +75.00% 1
North of England +29 22 £425 - 7
East of England -22 15 £419 +59.52% 1
Yorkshire +18 12 £450 +18.42% 4
North West 0 10 £425 -5.56% 3
Midlands +16 8 £363 +11.54% 2
West Midlands +27 7 £375 +15.38% 1
Scotland +3 7 £455 +41.09% 2
South West -7 6 £375 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £350 -6.04% 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 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 Budgeting and Forecasting.

1 144 (71.29%) Finance
2 68 (33.66%) Project Management
3 51 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (18.32%) PMO
6 34 (16.83%) PRINCE2
7 30 (14.85%) Migration
7 30 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
9 27 (13.37%) Banking
10 25 (12.38%) Virtual Team
11 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
11 21 (10.40%) Security Cleared
12 20 (9.90%) SAP
12 20 (9.90%) Oracle
12 20 (9.90%) Risk Management
13 19 (9.41%) Data Analysis
13 19 (9.41%) Resource Management
14 18 (8.91%) Planning and Forecasting
15 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (8.42%) Degree
15 17 (8.42%) Scrum
16 16 (7.92%) Telecoms
16 16 (7.92%) Change Management
16 16 (7.92%) Project Planning
16 16 (7.92%) SDLC
17 15 (7.43%) Waterfall
17 15 (7.43%) Analytics
17 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Project

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 4 (1.98%) Confluence
1 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.99%) SAS
2 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.97%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (2.97%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.98%) HFM
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.49%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.49%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.49%) Summit
6 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.99%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.50%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.98%) PaaS
2 4 (1.98%) SaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Skype
2 2 (0.99%) SMS
2 2 (0.99%) VoIP
3 1 (0.50%) Broadband
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) Network Security
3 1 (0.50%) WAN
3 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.97%) Essbase
2 6 (2.97%) Oracle Smart View
3 4 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.98%) MS Access
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.98%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.49%) Power BI
4 3 (1.49%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 144 (71.29%) Finance
2 27 (13.37%) Banking
3 16 (7.92%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.47%) Retail
6 6 (2.97%) Legal
6 6 (2.97%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Advertising
7 4 (1.98%) Billing
7 4 (1.98%) Front Office
7 4 (1.98%) Law
8 3 (1.49%) Automotive
8 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (23.76%) Project Manager
2 36 (17.82%) Analyst
3 24 (11.88%) IT Manager
4 15 (7.43%) Consultant
5 14 (6.93%) Finance Manager
5 14 (6.93%) IT Project Manager
6 13 (6.44%) Financial Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) Scrum Master
8 9 (4.46%) Business Manager
8 9 (4.46%) Portfolio Manager
8 9 (4.46%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.96%) Agile Scrum Master
9 8 (3.96%) Developer
9 8 (3.96%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
10 7 (3.47%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.47%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) TM1 Developer
12 5 (2.48%) Accountant
12 5 (2.48%) Portfolio Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.49%) XML
3 2 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.38%) Virtual Team
3 9 (4.46%) PMI
4 6 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.48%) FMCG
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.98%) Windows
2 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.66%) Project Management
2 51 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (16.83%) PRINCE2
5 30 (14.85%) Migration
6 20 (9.90%) Risk Management
7 19 (9.41%) Data Analysis
7 19 (9.41%) Resource Management
8 18 (8.91%) Planning and Forecasting
9 17 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (8.42%) Scrum
10 16 (7.92%) Change Management
10 16 (7.92%) Project Planning
10 16 (7.92%) SDLC
11 15 (7.43%) Analytics
11 15 (7.43%) ITIL
11 15 (7.43%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.93%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.44%) Portfolio Management
14 12 (5.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.46%) SQL
2 3 (1.49%) VBA
3 1 (0.50%) C
3 1 (0.50%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.42%) Degree
3 11 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.95%) ACCA
4 10 (4.95%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.46%) CIMA
6 2 (0.99%) CFA
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.99%) PMP
6 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) APMP
7 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.32%) PMO
2 11 (5.45%) QA
3 5 (2.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.49%) SLA
5 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.99%) EMIR
5 2 (0.99%) GDPR
5 2 (0.99%) MiFID
5 2 (0.99%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.90%) Oracle
2 20 (9.90%) SAP
3 9 (4.46%) Hyperion
4 7 (3.47%) Google
5 6 (2.97%) Cognos
6 5 (2.48%) IBM
7 3 (1.49%) Calypso
7 3 (1.49%) Murex
7 3 (1.49%) New Relic
7 3 (1.49%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.49%) Tableau
8 2 (0.99%) Citrix
8 2 (0.99%) Fixnetix
8 2 (0.99%) Infor
8 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.99%) Sage
9 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.50%) Remedy