The table below looks at the statistics for Business Transformation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Transformation over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Transformation
Rank 283 306 347
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +41
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 381 306 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.78% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 178 180
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £462 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £359 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £633 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £440 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.25 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 - £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Transformation within the UK.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Business Transformation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation within the UK.

Business Transformation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Business Transformation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Transformation
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
England +22 343 £450 -2.80% 74
London 0 135 £475 -9.52% 37
South East +20 63 £463 +1.59% 8
West Midlands +28 44 £460 +18.70% 8
South West -14 33 £475 +10.78% 8
City of London +28 26 £463 -15.90% 14
Yorkshire +12 26 £385 +13.23% 2
Coventry - 26 £510 - 2
Scotland -11 24 £388 -20.91% 1
Berkshire +25 21 £445 -34.07% 4
Swindon +1 21 £500 +15.60% 1
Wiltshire -2 21 £500 +15.60% 2
West Yorkshire +2 17 £385 +13.23% 2
Glasgow +1 14 £313 -36.86% 1
East of England -27 12 £413 - 6
East Midlands -4 11 £429 -15.51% 1
North West -13 11 £425 -0.35%
Birmingham -1 10 £513 +28.12% 4
Kent -1 9 £319 -32.89%
Leeds +2 8 £385 - 1
Edinburgh -6 6 £420 -7.94%
North Yorkshire - 6 £440 -
Bracknell +8 5 £405 - 1
Cheshire +4 5 £375 -
Bristol -18 5 £325 -40.90% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £413 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £660 -
Bradford +4 4 £380 -
Surrey -3 4 £330 -40.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £538 +7.50% 2

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 233 (31.66%) Finance
2 192 (26.09%) Project Management
3 148 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 145 (19.70%) Change Management
5 127 (17.26%) SAP
6 113 (15.35%) PRINCE2
7 111 (15.08%) Oracle
8 110 (14.95%) ERP
9 101 (13.72%) Banking
10 88 (11.96%) Retail
11 81 (11.01%) Business Analysis
12 69 (9.38%) Migration
13 68 (9.24%) CRM
14 62 (8.42%) Programme Management
15 49 (6.66%) Oracle EBS R12
16 48 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (5.71%) MS Excel
17 42 (5.71%) Microsoft
18 41 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
19 40 (5.43%) Data Modelling
20 39 (5.30%) MS Visio
20 39 (5.30%) Telecoms
21 37 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
22 36 (4.89%) E-Commerce
22 36 (4.89%) UML
23 35 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
23 35 (4.76%) BPMN
24 33 (4.48%) Investment Banking
24 33 (4.48%) BPR
25 32 (4.35%) Automotive

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 25 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.27%) Documentum
4 2 (0.27%) IIS
4 2 (0.27%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.14%) Lync
5 1 (0.14%) SAS
5 1 (0.14%) CMS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.30%) MS Visio
3 28 (3.80%) MS Project
4 24 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.72%) MS Office
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 49 (6.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 20 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (2.58%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (2.17%) ENOVIA
5 14 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (1.63%) DELMIA
7 6 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.68%) Agresso
8 5 (0.68%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.54%) CA Clarity
9 4 (0.54%) Summit
10 3 (0.41%) SAP Retail
10 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.41%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.41%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.41%) SAP EWM
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) SaaS
2 3 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.31%) HTTP
2 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.82%) DSL
3 6 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.68%) Intranet
5 4 (0.54%) DNS
5 4 (0.54%) SSL
5 4 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.41%) Firewall
6 3 (0.41%) LDAP
7 2 (0.27%) CDMA
7 2 (0.27%) GPRS
7 2 (0.27%) GSM
7 2 (0.27%) UMTS
7 2 (0.27%) WAN
7 2 (0.27%) FTP
7 2 (0.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.14%) CTI
8 1 (0.14%) PPP
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.22%) Big Data
3 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.27%) MS Access
7 2 (0.27%) DB2
7 2 (0.27%) DataStage
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.14%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.14%) QlikView
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) MSTest
2 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.41%) Rational Rose
2 3 (0.41%) Subversion
3 2 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.14%) LSMW
4 1 (0.14%) JIRA
4 1 (0.14%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 233 (31.66%) Finance
2 101 (13.72%) Banking
3 88 (11.96%) Retail
4 39 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 33 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 32 (4.35%) Automotive
7 26 (3.53%) Marketing
8 23 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
9 22 (2.99%) Manufacturing
10 20 (2.72%) Back Office
11 16 (2.17%) Legal
12 15 (2.04%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.36%) Local Government
14 9 (1.22%) Front Office
15 8 (1.09%) Advertising
15 8 (1.09%) Publishing
15 8 (1.09%) Law
16 7 (0.95%) German Language
17 5 (0.68%) French Language
17 5 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 216 (29.35%) Analyst
2 153 (20.79%) Project Manager
3 152 (20.65%) Business Analyst
4 58 (7.88%) Consultant
4 58 (7.88%) Change Manager
5 46 (6.25%) Architect
6 42 (5.71%) Business Manager
7 39 (5.30%) Programme Manager
8 32 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
10 27 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (3.40%) Business Project Manager
11 25 (3.40%) Change Analyst
12 21 (2.85%) Developer
13 17 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
14 16 (2.17%) Business Change Manager
14 16 (2.17%) PMO Manager
15 15 (2.04%) Senior Manager
16 14 (1.90%) SAP Consultant
16 14 (1.90%) Business Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.99%) XML
2 16 (2.17%) .NET
3 14 (1.90%) HTML
4 12 (1.63%) SOAP
5 11 (1.49%) HTML5
6 9 (1.22%) Web Services
7 8 (1.09%) JSON
8 7 (0.95%) CSS3
8 7 (0.95%) CSS
9 6 (0.82%) FpML
9 6 (0.82%) JRules
9 6 (0.82%) Drools
10 5 (0.68%) WCF
10 5 (0.68%) jQuery
10 5 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.54%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 4 (0.54%) NHibernate
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (2.58%) NHS
2 13 (1.77%) Management Information System
3 11 (1.49%) FMCG
3 11 (1.49%) Social Media
4 10 (1.36%) Derivative
5 9 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (0.95%) PMI
8 6 (0.82%) Open Source
8 6 (0.82%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.82%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.54%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.41%) APACS
11 2 (0.27%) Clustering
11 2 (0.27%) Economics
11 2 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.53%) Windows
2 18 (2.45%) Linux
3 6 (0.82%) Mac OS X
3 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.41%) Android
6 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.27%) UNIX
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.09%) Project Management
2 148 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 145 (19.70%) Change Management
4 113 (15.35%) PRINCE2
5 110 (14.95%) ERP
6 81 (11.01%) Business Analysis
7 69 (9.38%) Migration
8 68 (9.24%) CRM
9 62 (8.42%) Programme Management
10 48 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 40 (5.43%) Data Modelling
13 37 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
14 36 (4.89%) E-Commerce
14 36 (4.89%) UML
15 35 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
15 35 (4.76%) BPMN
16 33 (4.48%) BPR
17 32 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
17 32 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.85%) SQL
2 9 (1.22%) Java
3 8 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.82%) C
4 6 (0.82%) VB
5 3 (0.41%) ABAP
5 3 (0.41%) VBA
5 3 (0.41%) Perl
6 2 (0.27%) C#
6 2 (0.27%) Python
6 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.14%) VBScript
7 1 (0.14%) PHP
7 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (4.21%) Degree
2 29 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 20 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.58%) PMI Certification
5 16 (2.17%) PMP
6 13 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.63%) ISEB
8 7 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.82%) APMP
10 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.27%) CIMA
11 2 (0.27%) CIPD
12 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.14%) PgMP
12 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.13%) QA
2 18 (2.45%) Basel II
3 17 (2.31%) Solvency II
4 16 (2.17%) Basel III
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) SLA
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.41%) P3O
6 2 (0.27%) FATCA
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.27%) Netcool
2 2 (0.27%) OPNET
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 127 (17.26%) SAP
2 111 (15.08%) Oracle
3 42 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.49%) IBM
5 10 (1.36%) HP
6 7 (0.95%) VMware
7 6 (0.82%) Siebel
7 6 (0.82%) Genesys
7 6 (0.82%) Citrix
8 5 (0.68%) CheckPoint
8 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco
9 4 (0.54%) Sun
9 4 (0.54%) Primavera
10 3 (0.41%) Remedy
10 3 (0.41%) Endeca
10 3 (0.41%) Ariba
11 2 (0.27%) BMC
11 2 (0.27%) Juniper
East London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £700 to £730 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £565.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Burberry
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £650 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Three Rivers District Council
Rate: From £29,528 to £32,072 per annum + £806 fringe weighting
Posted: 21 days ago