The median contractor rate for a Forecast Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Forecasting Analyst
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 643 -
Contract jobs requiring a Forecast Analyst 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Forecast Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Forecast Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Forecast Analyst in the UK

Forecast Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Forecast Analyst in the UK

Forecast Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forecast Analyst in the UK

Forecast Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Forecast Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Forecast Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) FMCG
4 1 (20.00%) Anaplan
4 1 (20.00%) ACCA
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) CIMA
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting

Forecast Analyst Skill Set
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 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Broadband
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Anaplan