The table below looks at the statistics for Business Transformation skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Transformation over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Transformation
Rank 137 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 30 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.25% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 13
Average daily rate £469 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £750 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £476 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
Business Transformation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3276 3033 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.47% 78.13% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1668 1228
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 131
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Transformation across the North West region.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation across the North West region.

Business Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 16 £450 -10.00% 9
Cheshire -21 7 £511 -2.61%
Lancashire -4 4 £320 -28.88% 2
Merseyside +4 2 - -
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Business Transformation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Transformation.

1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) Project Management
5 9 (14.75%) Change Management
6 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.84%) Retail
8 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.84%) ERP
8 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.20%) Validation
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
9 5 (8.20%) SAP
9 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.56%) Coaching
10 4 (6.56%) SQL
10 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
11 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
11 3 (4.92%) Six Sigma

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Business Transformation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.92%) Toad
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Local Government
5 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Business Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Change Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Programme Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Business Change Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.92%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
1 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) PMI
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (19.67%) TOGAF
2 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) Change Management
3 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
5 7 (11.48%) Target Operating Model
5 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (9.84%) ERP
6 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
7 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.20%) Validation
7 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.56%) Coaching
8 4 (6.56%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.64%) Avaya
5 1 (1.64%) Charles River
5 1 (1.64%) CODA
5 1 (1.64%) FNZ
5 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.64%) Pega