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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Transformation
Rank 292 291 340
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +49
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 337 278 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.58% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.80% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 167 182
Average daily rate £451 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £658 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £434
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.01%
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
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
England -2 304 £451 -2.06% 56
London +3 138 £500 - 25
City of London +29 52 £490 -5.03% 4
South East -2 46 £440 -4.34% 19
South West +3 42 £400 -4.76% 3
Scotland -1 22 £375 -0.66% 1
Berkshire -7 21 £488 -2.50%
North West -12 19 £425 -3.18% 4
Somerset - 18 £275 - 1
Edinburgh -14 17 £375 +11.11% 1
East of England -8 16 £550 - 3
Swindon -15 14 £451 +6.94% 1
West Midlands -18 14 £450 -18.18%
Wiltshire -26 14 £451 +6.94% 1
Yorkshire -15 13 £330 -12.58% 2
East Midlands -7 11 £423 +5.29%
Manchester -9 11 £379 -15.83%
Essex - 11 £550 -
West Yorkshire -13 9 £365 +10.60%
Hampshire +15 8 £350 -27.83% 3
Oxfordshire +3 8 £375 -18.47% 1
Northamptonshire -5 8 £423 +5.29%
Northampton -5 7 £423 -2.25%
Bristol -6 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Newbury - 6 £440 -
Reading -9 5 £500 +21.21%
North East -21 5 £400 -
Slough +12 4 £700 +21.73%
Birmingham -5 3 £500 -50.00%
Surrey -12 3 £575 +2.67% 1

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 213 (35.80%) Finance
2 165 (27.73%) Project Management
3 128 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (18.49%) Change Management
5 102 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 90 (15.13%) Banking
7 87 (14.62%) SAP
8 82 (13.78%) Oracle
9 72 (12.10%) ERP
10 66 (11.09%) Retail
11 57 (9.58%) Business Analysis
12 51 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (7.90%) CRM
14 46 (7.73%) Degree
15 45 (7.56%) Migration
15 45 (7.56%) Telecoms
16 40 (6.72%) Programme Management
17 36 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 35 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
19 32 (5.38%) UML
20 31 (5.21%) E-Commerce
20 31 (5.21%) MS Visio
20 31 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
21 30 (5.04%) Investment Banking
22 29 (4.87%) Waterfall
23 28 (4.71%) BPR
24 26 (4.37%) Data Modelling
24 26 (4.37%) Windows
24 26 (4.37%) Linux
25 25 (4.20%) GAP Analysis

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.50%) Lync
2 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.34%) CMS
3 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.17%) Documentum
4 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.17%) DNN
4 1 (0.17%) JCAPS
Applications
1 31 (5.21%) MS Visio
2 23 (3.87%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.53%) MS Project
4 16 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.68%) MS Office
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.18%) SAP SRM
5 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.67%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.67%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.50%) Summit
8 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.34%) HFM
8 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.68%) HTTP
2 6 (1.01%) DNS
2 6 (1.01%) DSL
3 5 (0.84%) Intranet
4 4 (0.67%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.50%) SSL
5 3 (0.50%) Wireless
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.50%) DHCP
5 3 (0.50%) LDAP
5 3 (0.50%) LAN
6 2 (0.34%) PBX
6 2 (0.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.17%) ISDN
7 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (0.84%) DataStage
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
2 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.50%) EDMS
4 3 (0.50%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (0.50%) Big Data
4 3 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.34%) MySQL
5 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.67%) Ant
2 4 (0.67%) Maven
2 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.67%) Hudson
2 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.50%) Subversion
3 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.34%) Selenium
4 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) LSMW
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 213 (35.80%) Finance
2 90 (15.13%) Banking
3 66 (11.09%) Retail
4 45 (7.56%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.04%) Investment Banking
6 24 (4.03%) Legal
7 23 (3.87%) Back Office
8 21 (3.53%) Retail Banking
9 18 (3.03%) Marketing
10 16 (2.69%) Law
11 14 (2.35%) Billing
12 12 (2.02%) Front Office
13 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.68%) Local Government
13 10 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (1.68%) German Language
14 5 (0.84%) Publishing
14 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.67%) Games
16 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (24.71%) Analyst
2 126 (21.18%) Project Manager
3 108 (18.15%) Business Analyst
4 60 (10.08%) Change Manager
5 59 (9.92%) Business Manager
6 44 (7.39%) Architect
6 44 (7.39%) Consultant
7 36 (6.05%) Programme Manager
8 32 (5.38%) Business Project Manager
9 27 (4.54%) Business Change Manager
10 26 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
10 26 (4.37%) Senior Manager
11 24 (4.03%) Senior Business Analyst
12 23 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.87%) SAP Manager
13 18 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
14 16 (2.69%) Business Consultant
15 14 (2.35%) Portfolio Manager
15 14 (2.35%) Transformation Project Manager
16 12 (2.02%) Business Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.36%) XML
2 13 (2.18%) Web Services
3 12 (2.02%) SOAP
4 11 (1.85%) HTML
4 11 (1.85%) .NET
4 11 (1.85%) REST
5 6 (1.01%) CSS
5 6 (1.01%) FpML
5 6 (1.01%) JRules
5 6 (1.01%) JSON
5 6 (1.01%) Drools
6 3 (0.50%) CSS3
6 3 (0.50%) RESTful
6 3 (0.50%) HTML5
6 3 (0.50%) OSGi
7 2 (0.34%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.34%) Middleware
7 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.34%) jQuery
7 2 (0.34%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.19%) FMCG
2 14 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.18%) NHS
4 12 (2.02%) Derivative
5 11 (1.85%) PMI
6 9 (1.51%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.01%) Open Source
9 5 (0.84%) APACS
10 4 (0.67%) Social Media
10 4 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.50%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.34%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.37%) Windows
1 26 (4.37%) Linux
2 6 (1.01%) UNIX
3 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.34%) Android
4 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (27.73%) Project Management
2 128 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (18.49%) Change Management
4 102 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 72 (12.10%) ERP
6 57 (9.58%) Business Analysis
7 51 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (7.90%) CRM
9 45 (7.56%) Migration
10 40 (6.72%) Programme Management
11 36 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 35 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (5.38%) UML
14 31 (5.21%) E-Commerce
14 31 (5.21%) Requirements Analysis
15 29 (4.87%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.71%) BPR
17 26 (4.37%) Data Modelling
18 25 (4.20%) GAP Analysis
19 23 (3.87%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.36%) SQL
2 19 (3.19%) Java
3 9 (1.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.18%) C
5 6 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.84%) ABAP
7 3 (0.50%) C#
7 3 (0.50%) C++
8 2 (0.34%) Perl
8 2 (0.34%) VBA
8 2 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.17%) Python
9 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (7.73%) Degree
2 23 (3.87%) PMI Certification
3 21 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (3.03%) PMP
5 14 (2.35%) ISEB
6 13 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.34%) APMP
9 7 (1.18%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.01%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.67%) CIPD
12 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.17%) MCSE
13 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.17%) CISSP
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.17%) ACCA
13 1 (0.17%) CIMA
13 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.52%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) Basel III
2 11 (1.85%) Solvency II
2 11 (1.85%) Basel II
3 7 (1.18%) EMIR
4 4 (0.67%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.67%) MiFID
5 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.01%) 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%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 87 (14.62%) SAP
2 82 (13.78%) Oracle
3 20 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (2.18%) Siebel
6 12 (2.02%) IBM
7 8 (1.34%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.84%) Cognos
9 5 (0.84%) HP
10 4 (0.67%) Cerner
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco
10 4 (0.67%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.50%) Baan
11 3 (0.50%) ATG
11 3 (0.50%) Sun
11 3 (0.50%) Citrix
12 2 (0.34%) Avaya
12 2 (0.34%) SmartStream
12 2 (0.34%) JBoss
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