The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Performance Management over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Business Performance Management
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 647 620
Rank change year-on-year +46 -27  
Contract jobs citing Business Performance Management 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.002% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 - -

Business Performance Management 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 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Performance Management in the UK

Business Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Performance Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Performance Management in the UK

Business Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Performance Management over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Performance Management in the UK

Business Performance Management
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Performance Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +52 4 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
East of England -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Performance Management 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 Business Performance Management.

1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HNC
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Progress
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PS
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Primavera
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) PMO

Business Performance Management
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Primavera
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (20.00%) Service Improvement Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Progress
1 1 (20.00%) SAP