The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Transformation
Rank 296 296 351
Rank change year-on-year
0 +55
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 349 272 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 163 179
Average daily rate £451 £442 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
-61.64% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 316 £451 +0.11% 129
London -3 140 £500 - 55
South East -8 50 £430 -6.52% 18
City of London +14 48 £503 +0.50% 18
South West -6 43 £400 -4.76% 39
Berkshire +2 25 £463 +8.82%
Scotland +2 22 £375 -1.31% 3
North West -6 19 £425 -3.18% 6
Somerset - 18 £275 - 31
Edinburgh -18 17 £375 - 2
West Midlands -12 16 £463 -5.12% 4
East of England -12 16 £550 - 2
Swindon -17 15 £451 +7.26% 1
Wiltshire -24 15 £451 +7.26% 1
East Midlands 0 14 £423 +5.29% 1
Yorkshire -24 13 £330 -12.58% 2
Manchester -8 11 £379 -15.83% 3
Essex - 11 £550 - 1
Northamptonshire -7 10 £423 +5.29% 1
West Yorkshire -21 9 £365 +10.60% 1
Hampshire +10 8 £350 -27.83% 5
Oxfordshire -3 8 £375 -18.47%
Northampton -5 8 £423 -
Newbury - 8 £430 -
Bristol -7 6 £450 +5.88% 4
Reading -2 5 £500 +21.21%
North East -26 5 £400 - 1
Slough +10 4 £700 +21.73%
Birmingham -7 3 £500 -50.00% 2
Surrey -14 3 £575 +2.67% 1

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 215 (35.77%) Finance
2 166 (27.62%) Project Management
3 128 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (18.80%) Change Management
5 105 (17.47%) PRINCE2
6 89 (14.81%) Banking
7 87 (14.48%) SAP
8 83 (13.81%) Oracle
9 72 (11.98%) ERP
10 65 (10.82%) Retail
11 59 (9.82%) Business Analysis
12 51 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (7.65%) Degree
13 46 (7.65%) CRM
14 45 (7.49%) Migration
14 45 (7.49%) Telecoms
15 40 (6.66%) Programme Management
16 39 (6.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 35 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 32 (5.32%) UML
19 31 (5.16%) E-Commerce
19 31 (5.16%) MS Visio
19 31 (5.16%) Requirements Analysis
19 31 (5.16%) Investment Banking
20 29 (4.83%) Waterfall
21 28 (4.66%) MS Excel
21 28 (4.66%) BPR
22 27 (4.49%) Windows
23 26 (4.33%) Linux
23 26 (4.33%) Data Modelling

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (0.50%) Lync
2 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.33%) CMS
4 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.17%) Documentum
4 1 (0.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.17%) DNN
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (5.16%) MS Visio
2 28 (4.66%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.16%) MS Project
4 16 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.66%) MS Office
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.16%) SAP SRM
5 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.67%) Cerner Millennium
6 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.67%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.50%) Summit
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.33%) HFM
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.66%) HTTP
2 6 (1.00%) Intranet
2 6 (1.00%) DNS
2 6 (1.00%) DSL
3 4 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.67%) LAN
4 3 (0.50%) Wireless
4 3 (0.50%) SSL
4 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.50%) WAN
4 3 (0.50%) DHCP
4 3 (0.50%) LDAP
4 3 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.33%) PBX
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) VoIP
6 1 (0.17%) ISDN
6 1 (0.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.83%) DataStage
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (0.50%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (0.50%) EDMS
4 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (0.50%) Big Data
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.33%) MySQL
5 2 (0.33%) MS Access
5 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.67%) Hudson
2 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.67%) Maven
2 4 (0.67%) Ant
3 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.50%) Subversion
3 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.33%) Selenium
4 2 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.17%) LSMW
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 215 (35.77%) Finance
2 89 (14.81%) Banking
3 65 (10.82%) Retail
4 45 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.16%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.99%) Legal
7 23 (3.83%) Back Office
8 21 (3.49%) Retail Banking
9 18 (3.00%) Marketing
10 16 (2.66%) Law
11 15 (2.50%) Billing
12 12 (2.00%) Front Office
13 11 (1.83%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.83%) Local Government
14 10 (1.66%) German Language
14 10 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.83%) Publishing
15 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.67%) Automotive
16 4 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (24.63%) Analyst
2 129 (21.46%) Project Manager
3 109 (18.14%) Business Analyst
4 60 (9.98%) Change Manager
5 59 (9.82%) Business Manager
6 45 (7.49%) Architect
7 43 (7.15%) Consultant
8 37 (6.16%) Programme Manager
9 32 (5.32%) Business Project Manager
10 28 (4.66%) Senior Manager
11 27 (4.49%) Business Change Manager
11 27 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (4.16%) Senior Business Analyst
13 24 (3.99%) SAP Manager
14 23 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
15 20 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
16 16 (2.66%) Business Consultant
17 14 (2.33%) Portfolio Manager
17 14 (2.33%) Transformation Project Manager
18 12 (2.00%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.33%) XML
2 13 (2.16%) Web Services
3 12 (2.00%) SOAP
4 11 (1.83%) REST
4 11 (1.83%) HTML
4 11 (1.83%) .NET
5 6 (1.00%) JSON
5 6 (1.00%) Drools
5 6 (1.00%) JRules
5 6 (1.00%) CSS
5 6 (1.00%) FpML
6 3 (0.50%) HTML5
6 3 (0.50%) OSGi
6 3 (0.50%) CSS3
6 3 (0.50%) RESTful
7 2 (0.33%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.33%) jQuery
7 2 (0.33%) JNDI
7 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.33%) FMCG
2 14 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.16%) NHS
4 12 (2.00%) Derivative
5 10 (1.66%) PMI
6 9 (1.50%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.00%) Open Source
8 6 (1.00%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.83%) APACS
10 4 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.50%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Social Media
12 2 (0.33%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.49%) Windows
2 26 (4.33%) Linux
3 6 (1.00%) UNIX
4 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.33%) Android
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (27.62%) Project Management
2 128 (21.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 113 (18.80%) Change Management
4 105 (17.47%) PRINCE2
5 72 (11.98%) ERP
6 59 (9.82%) Business Analysis
7 51 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (7.65%) CRM
9 45 (7.49%) Migration
10 40 (6.66%) Programme Management
11 39 (6.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 35 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (5.32%) UML
14 31 (5.16%) E-Commerce
14 31 (5.16%) Requirements Analysis
15 29 (4.83%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.66%) BPR
17 26 (4.33%) Data Modelling
18 25 (4.16%) GAP Analysis
19 24 (3.99%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.33%) SQL
2 19 (3.16%) Java
3 9 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.16%) C
5 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.83%) ABAP
7 3 (0.50%) C#
7 3 (0.50%) C++
8 2 (0.33%) R
8 2 (0.33%) Perl
8 2 (0.33%) VBA
9 1 (0.17%) Python
9 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (7.65%) Degree
2 25 (4.16%) PMI Certification
3 21 (3.49%) PMP
4 19 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.33%) ISEB
6 13 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.33%) APMP
9 7 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.67%) CIPD
12 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.50%) MCSE
13 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.17%) MBA
14 1 (0.17%) ACCA
14 1 (0.17%) CIMA
14 1 (0.17%) CISSP
14 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.50%) QA
2 11 (1.83%) Basel III
2 11 (1.83%) Solvency II
2 11 (1.83%) Basel II
3 7 (1.16%) EMIR
4 4 (0.67%) MiFID
4 4 (0.67%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) COREP
6 1 (0.17%) FINREP
6 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) Puppet
2 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 87 (14.48%) SAP
2 83 (13.81%) Oracle
3 21 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (2.16%) Siebel
6 12 (2.00%) IBM
7 8 (1.33%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.83%) HP
9 5 (0.83%) Cognos
10 4 (0.67%) Cerner
10 4 (0.67%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco
11 3 (0.50%) ATG
11 3 (0.50%) Sun
11 3 (0.50%) Citrix
11 3 (0.50%) Baan
11 3 (0.50%) Altiris
12 2 (0.33%) Pega
12 2 (0.33%) Actimize
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