Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 694 695
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 177 185 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 123
UK median daily rate £488 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +8.97% -13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £226
90th Percentile £675 £604 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +175.00% -51.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00% -58.12%

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 89,046 85,202 89,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.22% 85.74% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,741 56,485 59,254
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £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 2,410 2,040 2,437
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.07%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -28 160 £500 +15.61% 45
UK excluding London -30 99 £450 +5.88% 30
London -12 77 £505 +14.12% 20
South East -24 30 £525 +12.00% 7
East of England +18 24 £513 +24.24% 5
North of England -19 18 £400 -5.88% 3
Scotland -12 16 £375 -8.54% 4
North West -6 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -16 9 £400 -11.11% 2
Midlands -33 8 £313 -16.67% 4
West Midlands -19 6 £325 -13.33% 4
South West -28 3 £400 -23.81% 6
East Midlands +11 2 £300 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 126 (71.19%) Finance
2 52 (29.38%) Project Management
3 35 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (14.12%) PRINCE2
7 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 24 (13.56%) Migration
7 24 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (12.99%) PMO
9 20 (11.30%) Planning and Forecasting
9 20 (11.30%) Decision-Making
9 20 (11.30%) Resource Management
10 19 (10.73%) Degree
10 19 (10.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 19 (10.73%) Banking
10 19 (10.73%) Change Management
10 19 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
11 18 (10.17%) Programme Management
12 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (9.60%) ITIL
12 17 (9.60%) Oracle
13 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Project
14 15 (8.47%) Data Centre
15 13 (7.34%) SAP
16 12 (6.78%) Windows
16 12 (6.78%) Risk Management
16 12 (6.78%) Service Management
16 12 (6.78%) Process Improvement

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 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.26%) Confluence
3 2 (1.13%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.13%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.13%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (10.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.26%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.56%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Office 365
2 5 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) G Suite
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Broadband
2 2 (1.13%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.13%) LAN
2 2 (1.13%) MVNO
2 2 (1.13%) VoIP
2 2 (1.13%) WAN
2 2 (1.13%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) 2G
3 1 (0.56%) 3G
3 1 (0.56%) 4G
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) GSM
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.56%) MPLS
3 1 (0.56%) RNC
3 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.13%) Power BI
3 2 (1.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Essbase
4 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.56%) MS Access
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 126 (71.19%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Banking
3 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.65%) Billing
5 7 (3.95%) Retail
6 4 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.26%) Legal
6 4 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.26%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.69%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.13%) Advertising
8 2 (1.13%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (28.25%) Project Manager
2 41 (23.16%) Analyst
3 17 (9.60%) Financial Analyst
4 15 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.47%) IT Manager
5 11 (6.21%) Service Manager
6 10 (5.65%) Consultant
7 9 (5.08%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.52%) Business Manager
8 8 (4.52%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Architect
9 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (3.95%) Migration Manager
9 7 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.39%) Finance Business Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Finance Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) IT Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) Flash
1 1 (0.56%) JSON
1 1 (0.56%) Middleware
1 1 (0.56%) OAuth
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.65%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.13%) CMDB
6 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.13%) SCADA
6 2 (1.13%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Equities
7 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.78%) Windows
2 8 (4.52%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.38%) Project Management
2 35 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.12%) PRINCE2
5 24 (13.56%) Migration
6 20 (11.30%) Decision-Making
6 20 (11.30%) Planning and Forecasting
6 20 (11.30%) Resource Management
7 19 (10.73%) Change Management
7 19 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (10.17%) Programme Management
9 17 (9.60%) ITIL
10 12 (6.78%) Process Improvement
10 12 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.78%) Service Management
11 11 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.21%) Supplier Management
11 11 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.65%) Business Forecasting
12 10 (5.65%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.95%) SQL
2 3 (1.69%) Python
3 2 (1.13%) ABAP
3 2 (1.13%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (10.73%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) PMP
2 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.08%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) APMP
6 3 (1.69%) ISEB
7 2 (1.13%) ACCA
7 2 (1.13%) CCSA
7 2 (1.13%) CIMA
7 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.13%) MCSE
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) HND
8 1 (0.56%) MBA
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.99%) PMO
2 5 (2.82%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) SLA
3 4 (2.26%) GAAP
4 3 (1.69%) GDPR
5 2 (1.13%) IFRS
5 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.13%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.60%) Oracle
3 13 (7.34%) SAP
4 9 (5.08%) Hyperion
5 5 (2.82%) Cognos
6 4 (2.26%) Infor
7 2 (1.13%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.13%) Cisco
7 2 (1.13%) Google
7 2 (1.13%) IFS
7 2 (1.13%) Lotus
7 2 (1.13%) Remedy
7 2 (1.13%) SevOne
7 2 (1.13%) Splunk
7 2 (1.13%) Tableau
7 2 (1.13%) Tagetik
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.56%) Okta