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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Transformation over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Transformation
England / North West
Rank 103 128 132
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 28 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.95% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 10
Median daily rate £419 £525 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £234 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £700 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.95 £57.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.82% +109.09%

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
2183 3142 2608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.53% 82.27% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1896 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 145 110
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.57 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Business Transformation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Manchester +19 19 £185 -64.76% 2
Merseyside -4 3 £500 -
Lancashire +8 2 £331 +18.30% 1
Cheshire +25 1 - -
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
3 22 (32.84%) Finance
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.90%) Project Management
6 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
7 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
8 9 (13.43%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (13.43%) SAP
9 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
9 8 (11.94%) Programme Management
9 8 (11.94%) Banking
10 7 (10.45%) Windows
11 6 (8.96%) DNA
11 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
11 6 (8.96%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 6 (8.96%) Programme Governance
12 5 (7.46%) Re-Platforming
12 5 (7.46%) Change Control
12 5 (7.46%) Migration
12 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
12 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.46%) ERP
12 5 (7.46%) SQL
12 5 (7.46%) Oracle
12 5 (7.46%) DB2

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.99%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.49%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.99%) Wireless
2 1 (1.49%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.46%) DB2
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.48%) HBase
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.99%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Principal Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Domain Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Change Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Business Change Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Business Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Principal Enterprise Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Release Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Transformation Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Business Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) J2EE
1 3 (4.48%) JSON
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
1 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) PMI
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.48%) Fintech
4 3 (4.48%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.49%) CESG
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) AIX
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
3 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.90%) Project Management
5 9 (13.43%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (13.43%) Visualisation
6 8 (11.94%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.96%) DNA
7 6 (8.96%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (8.96%) Programme Governance
7 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) Change Control
8 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.46%) ERP
8 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.46%) Re-Platforming
8 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) CITP
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) IISP
4 1 (1.49%) MBCS
4 1 (1.49%) PgMP
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) SAP
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Mercator