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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Transformation
Rank 318 296 313
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 338 343 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 223 159
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£500 £450 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £33.25 £23.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.48% -37.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.66%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -21 313 £500 +11.11% 43
London -7 115 £568 +19.47% 14
South East -17 53 £460 +9.52% 7
North West -7 35 £500 -4.76% 3
South West -15 28 £465 +16.25% 8
Yorkshire -1 24 £425 -10.52% 3
City of London -7 24 £635 +32.98% 6
Berkshire -6 23 £475 -7.31% 1
East of England +18 20 £525 +10.52%
Cheshire +6 19 £513 +5.12%
West Yorkshire -2 16 £425 -10.52% 1
East Midlands -11 16 £450 -9.95% 2
West Midlands -17 15 £450 +3.15% 5
Hampshire +2 12 £410 +2.50%
Warrington - 12 £588 -
Scotland -15 11 £388 -3.12% 3
Hertfordshire +5 8 £550 +15.78%
Bristol +2 8 £425 -5.55% 3
Nottingham -1 8 £625 -
Nottinghamshire -3 8 £625 -
Manchester -15 8 £500 +12.61%
Reading +12 7 £488 +2.63%
Swindon +1 7 £480 +6.54% 2
Wiltshire -8 7 £480 +6.54% 2
Lancashire +13 6 £425 +32.81%
Essex +7 6 £525 +40.00%
Northamptonshire +3 6 £438 - 1
Northampton +1 6 £438 - 1
Bradford -9 6 £425 -22.72% 1
Birmingham -10 6 £500 - 4

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 251 (36.70%) Finance
2 197 (28.80%) Project Management
3 188 (27.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (18.42%) Change Management
5 118 (17.25%) PRINCE2
6 107 (15.64%) Banking
7 75 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (10.82%) SAP
9 64 (9.36%) Business Analysis
10 62 (9.06%) Retail
11 56 (8.19%) Microsoft
12 54 (7.89%) Migration
12 54 (7.89%) Programme Management
13 50 (7.31%) ERP
14 48 (7.02%) MS Project
14 48 (7.02%) Degree
15 46 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
16 44 (6.43%) Six Sigma
17 43 (6.29%) Telecoms
17 43 (6.29%) MS Visio
18 42 (6.14%) CRM
19 40 (5.85%) MS Excel
20 38 (5.56%) PMI Certification
21 37 (5.41%) ITIL
21 37 (5.41%) E-Commerce
22 35 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (4.97%) Oracle
24 33 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
25 32 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
26 31 (4.53%) PMP

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (0.88%) Documentum
3 6 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.58%) Lync
6 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 48 (7.02%) MS Project
2 43 (6.29%) MS Visio
3 40 (5.85%) MS Excel
4 27 (3.95%) MS Office
5 8 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.75%) Maximo
3 10 (1.46%) SAP ERP
4 9 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.17%) SAP CO
5 8 (1.17%) SAP FI
5 8 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.73%) Primavera
7 5 (0.73%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.73%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.58%) VisionPLUS
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.44%) CA PPM
10 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.02%) Office 365
2 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Taleo
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) Unified Communications
2 6 (0.88%) SAN
3 5 (0.73%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) NAS
4 4 (0.58%) MPLS
4 4 (0.58%) ATM
4 4 (0.58%) LAN
4 4 (0.58%) WAN
5 3 (0.44%) DNS
5 3 (0.44%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) Wireless
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) VPN
6 2 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.15%) LDAP
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) BGP
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.73%) QlikView
3 5 (0.73%) Spotfire
4 4 (0.58%) Big Data
4 4 (0.58%) SAP BI
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.29%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) DTS
7 1 (0.15%) DataStage
7 1 (0.15%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (2.19%) Selenium
2 10 (1.46%) WebDriver
3 8 (1.17%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) JUnit
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.15%) ERwin
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 251 (36.70%) Finance
2 107 (15.64%) Banking
3 62 (9.06%) Retail
4 43 (6.29%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.92%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.78%) Legal
7 18 (2.63%) Law
8 17 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.19%) Back Office
10 13 (1.90%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.61%) Marketing
12 10 (1.46%) Billing
13 8 (1.17%) Advertising
14 7 (1.02%) Local Government
15 6 (0.88%) French Language
15 6 (0.88%) Front Office
16 4 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.44%) Publishing
17 3 (0.44%) Automotive
17 3 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 184 (26.90%) Analyst
2 170 (24.85%) Project Manager
3 149 (21.78%) Business Analyst
4 58 (8.48%) Business Manager
5 51 (7.46%) Architect
6 47 (6.87%) Programme Manager
7 46 (6.73%) Consultant
8 39 (5.70%) Change Manager
9 30 (4.39%) Business Project Manager
10 28 (4.09%) Business Change Manager
11 26 (3.80%) Senior Manager
12 24 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
13 23 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
14 19 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
15 17 (2.49%) Business Consultant
15 17 (2.49%) Change Project Manager
16 16 (2.34%) Business Transformation Manager
17 15 (2.19%) Developer
18 14 (2.05%) Business Change Project Manager
18 14 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.78%) .NET
2 11 (1.61%) Middleware
3 9 (1.32%) SOAP
4 5 (0.73%) Web Services
4 5 (0.73%) Rendezvous
4 5 (0.73%) JNI
5 4 (0.58%) J2EE
6 3 (0.44%) HTML
6 3 (0.44%) CSS
6 3 (0.44%) XML
6 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.29%) RESTful
7 2 (0.29%) EDI
8 1 (0.15%) XSL
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.15%) XMPP
8 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.15%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.34%) PMI
4 13 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.32%) NHS
5 9 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.02%) Open Source
7 6 (0.88%) Social Media
7 6 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.88%) Equities
8 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.58%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.44%) EPoS
10 3 (0.44%) Clustering
10 3 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.63%) Windows
2 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.58%) UNIX
4 3 (0.44%) Linux
4 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.44%) Android
5 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.15%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) VMS
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (28.80%) Project Management
2 188 (27.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 126 (18.42%) Change Management
4 118 (17.25%) PRINCE2
5 75 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (9.36%) Business Analysis
7 54 (7.89%) Migration
7 54 (7.89%) Programme Management
8 50 (7.31%) ERP
9 46 (6.73%) GAP Analysis
10 44 (6.43%) Six Sigma
11 42 (6.14%) CRM
12 37 (5.41%) ITIL
12 37 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 33 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
15 29 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 28 (4.09%) Risk Management
17 27 (3.95%) Data Modelling
17 27 (3.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (4.09%) Java
2 13 (1.90%) C#
2 13 (1.90%) SQL
3 11 (1.61%) C
4 9 (1.32%) C++
5 8 (1.17%) Groovy
6 6 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.73%) PHP
7 5 (0.73%) Ruby
8 3 (0.44%) Python
9 2 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.02%) Degree
2 38 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 31 (4.53%) PMP
4 28 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.34%) APMP
6 13 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.17%) ACCA
8 6 (0.88%) MOS
8 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.73%) MBA
9 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.58%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 4 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.58%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.44%) ISEB
11 3 (0.44%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.44%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.63%) Solvency II
2 14 (2.05%) Basel III
2 14 (2.05%) Basel II
3 8 (1.17%) QA
3 8 (1.17%) SLA
4 6 (0.88%) P3O
5 3 (0.44%) BS25999
5 3 (0.44%) FATCA
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.46%) XenApp
2 10 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) Netcool
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 74 (10.82%) SAP
2 56 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.97%) Oracle
4 16 (2.34%) Citrix
5 12 (1.75%) IBM
6 11 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.46%) AppSense
8 7 (1.02%) Ariba
9 6 (0.88%) Actimize
9 6 (0.88%) VMware
9 6 (0.88%) Cognos
10 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.73%) Mantas
10 5 (0.73%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.73%) Norkom
11 4 (0.58%) BT
11 4 (0.58%) HP
11 4 (0.58%) Dell
11 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.44%) Siebel
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