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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Transformation
Rank 112 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 39 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 1.04% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.31% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 12
Median daily rate £650 £495 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.31% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £353 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £845 £718
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.27 £33.90
% change year-on-year
- +18.78%
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
2638 3284 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 79.48% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1995 1498
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 128 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +23 20 £650 -7.14%
Manchester -13 9 £613 +30.31% 2
Lancashire -6 3 £450 +0.27%
Merseyside 0 1 £375 -
Business Transformation
England

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 13 (25.49%) Finance
4 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (17.65%) Visualisation
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle
7 6 (11.76%) ERP
7 6 (11.76%) SAP
7 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
7 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.80%) Banking
9 4 (7.84%) Data Management
9 4 (7.84%) Web Services
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (7.84%) User Experience
9 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
10 3 (5.88%) HBase
10 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
10 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
10 3 (5.88%) Microservices
10 3 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.96%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) WAN
1 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) DB2
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) HBase
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Architect
2 12 (23.53%) Principal Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Domain Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Business Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Principal Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Change Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Procurement Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Release Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) J2EE
2 3 (5.88%) JSON
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.88%) Fintech
4 3 (5.88%) Ontologies
4 3 (5.88%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) AIX
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
1 3 (5.88%) Unix
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) ERP
6 4 (7.84%) Data Governance
6 4 (7.84%) Data Management
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (5.88%) Logistics
7 3 (5.88%) Microservices
7 3 (5.88%) Open Source
7 3 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) CITP
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) IISP
4 1 (1.96%) MBCS
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
1 6 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) Mercator