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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Transformation
Rank 320 321 318
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 393 362 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 271 233
Average daily rate £470 £500 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £480 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.29% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%

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
45575 43990 42356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.77% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30098 27401 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1276 1199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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
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 30 April 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
(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 -4 376 £465 -7.00% 109
London +54 173 £525 +0.47% 60
South East -15 65 £428 -12.30% 4
North West -13 30 £469 -8.53% 11
Yorkshire -13 26 £438 +2.94% 9
West Midlands 0 21 £575 +24.32% 7
Berkshire +5 20 £450 -10.00% 1
City of London +37 19 £565 +13.00% 24
Hampshire +4 18 £425 -10.05%
East of England -4 18 £475 -13.63% 4
Manchester +2 16 £450 -10.00% 9
South West -11 16 £400 -14.93% 6
South Yorkshire -3 14 £450 -20.00%
West Sussex -7 14 £435 -24.34% 2
West Yorkshire -12 14 £400 -5.88% 7
East Midlands +3 13 £525 +16.66% 2
Scotland -15 13 £550 +44.26% 6
Sheffield -18 11 £450 -20.00%
Bedfordshire +4 10 £400 -38.46% 1
Northamptonshire +12 9 £525 +20.00%
Edinburgh -8 9 £550 +77.99% 5
Birmingham +2 8 £575 +15.00% 4
Surrey -7 7 £375 +7.14%
Leeds -8 7 £400 -11.11% 5
Cheshire -18 7 £511 -2.61%
Staffordshire +15 6 £350 -26.31%
Reading -14 6 £400 -20.00%
Eastleigh - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £353 +8.46%
Halifax +9 4 £400 +23.07%

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 224 (30.81%) Finance
2 180 (24.76%) Project Management
3 178 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (14.72%) Change Management
5 107 (14.72%) PRINCE2
6 81 (11.14%) ERP
7 65 (8.94%) Oracle
8 64 (8.80%) SAP
9 61 (8.39%) Migration
10 58 (7.98%) Banking
11 57 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 56 (7.70%) CRM
13 52 (7.15%) Business Analysis
14 50 (6.88%) Programme Management
15 49 (6.74%) Telecoms
15 49 (6.74%) Retail
15 49 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (6.19%) Target Operating Model
16 45 (6.19%) MS Excel
17 44 (6.05%) Degree
18 43 (5.91%) ITIL
19 42 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
20 35 (4.81%) Office 365
21 34 (4.68%) Management Information System
21 34 (4.68%) SQL
21 34 (4.68%) SharePoint
22 33 (4.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 31 (4.26%) Security Cleared
24 30 (4.13%) Service Delivery

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 34 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.69%) CMS
3 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.41%) Drupal
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.99%) MS Project
3 25 (3.44%) MS Office
4 24 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 23 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.06%) SAP MM
3 14 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (1.79%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 9 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (1.24%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.83%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.69%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.41%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.41%) Movex
8 3 (0.41%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.41%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.41%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.28%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.28%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.81%) Office 365
2 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.24%) SaaS
4 8 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.14%) Taleo
7 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.38%) Intranet
1 10 (1.38%) WAN
2 7 (0.96%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.69%) Internet
3 5 (0.69%) LAN
4 4 (0.55%) VPN
5 3 (0.41%) FTP
5 3 (0.41%) Network Security
5 3 (0.41%) SAN
5 3 (0.41%) Skype
6 2 (0.28%) 4G
6 2 (0.28%) Firewall
6 2 (0.28%) MVNO
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) BGP
7 1 (0.14%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.14%) Extranet
7 1 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.10%) Big Data
4 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.28%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.14%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.41%) Toad
4 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.28%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.28%) JUnit
4 2 (0.28%) Selenium
4 2 (0.28%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.28%) WATIR
5 1 (0.14%) Bower
5 1 (0.14%) Grunt
5 1 (0.14%) gulp
5 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.14%) Protractor
5 1 (0.14%) QAComplete
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 224 (30.81%) Finance
2 58 (7.98%) Banking
3 49 (6.74%) Retail
3 49 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.93%) Marketing
5 13 (1.79%) Local Government
5 13 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.65%) Legal
7 10 (1.38%) Publishing
8 9 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.10%) Law
10 7 (0.96%) Billing
10 7 (0.96%) Front Office
11 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.69%) Advertising
13 3 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.28%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Military
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 162 (22.28%) Project Manager
2 160 (22.01%) Analyst
3 99 (13.62%) Business Analyst
4 76 (10.45%) Architect
5 59 (8.12%) Consultant
6 54 (7.43%) Programme Manager
7 43 (5.91%) Change Manager
8 40 (5.50%) Transformation Manager
9 39 (5.36%) Business Manager
10 32 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (4.26%) IT Manager
12 26 (3.58%) Business Change Manager
13 25 (3.44%) Senior Manager
14 24 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
15 23 (3.16%) Business Transformation Manager
16 22 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
17 17 (2.34%) Implementation Manager
17 17 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
17 17 (2.34%) Technical Architect
17 17 (2.34%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.65%) Middleware
2 8 (1.10%) .NET
2 8 (1.10%) Web Services
3 5 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.69%) HTML
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.55%) CSS
5 3 (0.41%) jQuery
5 3 (0.41%) JSON
5 3 (0.41%) REST
5 3 (0.41%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.28%) Ajax
6 2 (0.28%) HTML5
6 2 (0.28%) RESTful
6 2 (0.28%) SOAP
6 2 (0.28%) Spring
6 2 (0.28%) Velocity
6 2 (0.28%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 12 (1.65%) User Experience
5 9 (1.24%) PMI
5 9 (1.24%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.83%) CESG
7 6 (0.83%) Statistics
8 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (0.55%) CMDB
9 4 (0.55%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.55%) Social Media
9 4 (0.55%) Social Network
9 4 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.41%) Derivative
10 3 (0.41%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.20%) Windows
2 10 (1.38%) Linux
2 10 (1.38%) Unix
3 7 (0.96%) OpenVMS
4 4 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) AIX
6 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (24.76%) Project Management
2 178 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (14.72%) Change Management
4 107 (14.72%) PRINCE2
5 81 (11.14%) ERP
6 61 (8.39%) Migration
7 56 (7.70%) CRM
8 52 (7.15%) Business Analysis
9 50 (6.88%) Programme Management
10 45 (6.19%) Target Operating Model
11 43 (5.91%) ITIL
12 42 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (4.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 30 (4.13%) Service Delivery
15 29 (3.99%) Change Control
16 27 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (3.71%) SDLC
17 26 (3.58%) E-Commerce
17 26 (3.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (4.68%) SQL
2 7 (0.96%) C#
2 7 (0.96%) Java
3 5 (0.69%) C
3 5 (0.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (0.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.28%) PHP
5 2 (0.28%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.14%) Python
6 1 (0.14%) R
6 1 (0.14%) Ruby
6 1 (0.14%) Scala
6 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (6.05%) Degree
2 31 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (1.79%) PMP
8 7 (0.96%) MBA
9 6 (0.83%) APMP
10 5 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (0.69%) CIPD
10 5 (0.69%) CISSP
10 5 (0.69%) CLAS
10 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
11 4 (0.55%) CISA
11 4 (0.55%) PgMP
11 4 (0.55%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.41%) ISEB
12 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.03%) QA
2 10 (1.38%) COBIT
3 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.69%) SLA
4 4 (0.55%) Basel II
4 4 (0.55%) Basel III
4 4 (0.55%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.55%) RMADS
4 4 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) HDFS
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.28%) XenApp
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) MOM
2 1 (0.14%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 65 (8.94%) Oracle
2 64 (8.80%) SAP
3 57 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.79%) Ariba
5 13 (1.79%) OpenText
6 10 (1.38%) Citrix
7 8 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 7 (0.96%) FrontRange
8 7 (0.96%) HP
8 7 (0.96%) hybris
9 6 (0.83%) IBM
10 5 (0.69%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.55%) Cisco
11 4 (0.55%) Cognos
11 4 (0.55%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.55%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.41%) Adobe
12 3 (0.41%) Hyperion
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