The table below looks at the statistics for Business Transformation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Transformation over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Transformation
Rank 304 322 303
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 397 393 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 245
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £708 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £488 £433
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +12.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.50 £22.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +48.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-55.22% +21.81%

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Business Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Transformation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 378 £463 -7.50% 94
London +30 193 £500 -9.09% 49
South East +23 67 £425 -7.10% 9
West Midlands -4 33 £462 -6.43% 6
Hampshire +32 30 £383 +53.00% 2
Yorkshire +10 23 £420 -6.66% 4
North West -6 21 £650 +36.84% 9
City of London +16 18 £482 -10.37% 20
West Yorkshire +15 17 £420 -6.66% 3
Berkshire +12 15 £425 -28.57% 2
Surrey +10 11 £473 -7.80% 2
East Midlands -1 11 £400 -19.19% 1
Cheshire -9 11 £683 +43.68% 1
South West -21 11 £494 -1.25% 10
Warrington +2 9 £663 +39.47% 1
East of England -14 9 £475 -9.52% 4
Wales +25 7 £225 -
South Wales +21 7 £225 -
Swindon -2 7 £525 +5.00% 1
Birmingham -3 7 £413 -16.66% 5
Wiltshire -3 7 £525 +5.26% 1
Nottinghamshire -14 7 £675 +66.66% 1
Staines - 7 £455 -
Scotland +6 6 £375 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +4 6 £425 -
Coventry -11 6 £475 -5.00%
Manchester -13 6 £475 +6.74% 8
Andover - 6 £350 -
Southampton - 6 £383 -
Edinburgh +12 5 £478 +59.33% 3

Business Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 248 (31.47%) Finance
2 176 (22.34%) Project Management
3 175 (22.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 155 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (16.62%) Change Management
6 96 (12.18%) PRINCE2
7 86 (10.91%) Migration
8 76 (9.64%) SAP
9 75 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 71 (9.01%) ERP
11 67 (8.50%) Microsoft
12 64 (8.12%) Banking
13 62 (7.87%) Retail
13 62 (7.87%) MS Excel
14 59 (7.49%) Oracle
15 50 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (6.22%) Programme Management
17 48 (6.09%) Target Operating Model
18 47 (5.96%) CRM
19 46 (5.84%) Telecoms
20 43 (5.46%) SharePoint
20 43 (5.46%) Coaching
20 43 (5.46%) Security Cleared
21 40 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 39 (4.95%) Waterfall
22 39 (4.95%) Office 365
22 39 (4.95%) Risk Management
22 39 (4.95%) Service Management
22 39 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
23 38 (4.82%) SC Cleared

Business Transformation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.27%) SAS
3 9 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.02%) CMS
5 7 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.51%) IIS
9 3 (0.38%) eZ Publish
9 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.25%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Apache
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.13%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 62 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (3.68%) MS Project
4 27 (3.43%) MS Office
5 18 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.25%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.02%) Maximo
4 8 (1.02%) SAP hybris
5 7 (0.89%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.51%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.51%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.38%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.38%) Movex
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.38%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.38%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.95%) Office 365
2 29 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.03%) SaaS
4 15 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.65%) IaaS
6 12 (1.52%) Yammer
7 10 (1.27%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.38%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.03%) Firewall
1 16 (2.03%) Skype
2 14 (1.78%) WAN
3 13 (1.65%) LAN
4 8 (1.02%) IP Telephony
4 8 (1.02%) NetScaler
4 8 (1.02%) Network Security
5 6 (0.76%) Intranet
6 4 (0.51%) HTTP
7 3 (0.38%) SAN
8 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.13%) ATM
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) DSL
9 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.13%) IMAP
9 1 (0.13%) LDAP
9 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (0.76%) Data Lake
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.51%) Big Data
6 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.51%) GIS
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.51%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (0.38%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.40%) Jasmine
2 11 (1.40%) QUnit
3 4 (0.51%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.51%) JIRA
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.38%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.38%) MSTest
4 3 (0.38%) NUnit
4 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.25%) ERwin
5 2 (0.25%) JUnit
5 2 (0.25%) LSMW
5 2 (0.25%) Maven
5 2 (0.25%) Mockito
5 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.25%) TestNG
6 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 248 (31.47%) Finance
2 64 (8.12%) Banking
3 62 (7.87%) Retail
4 46 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.44%) Marketing
6 16 (2.03%) Legal
7 14 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.40%) Publishing
9 10 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.02%) Back Office
11 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.89%) Military
12 5 (0.63%) Law
13 4 (0.51%) Advertising
13 4 (0.51%) Games
13 4 (0.51%) Local Government
13 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.38%) Front Office
14 3 (0.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 186 (23.60%) Analyst
2 150 (19.04%) Project Manager
3 128 (16.24%) Business Analyst
4 90 (11.42%) Architect
5 65 (8.25%) Programme Manager
6 59 (7.49%) Consultant
7 57 (7.23%) Change Manager
8 35 (4.44%) Transformation Manager
9 34 (4.31%) Developer
10 32 (4.06%) Business Change Manager
10 32 (4.06%) Business Manager
11 23 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
12 22 (2.79%) Business Architect
13 21 (2.66%) Enterprise Architect
13 21 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (2.54%) IT Manager
15 19 (2.41%) Senior Manager
16 18 (2.28%) Business Change Project Manager
16 18 (2.28%) Business Transformation Manager
17 17 (2.16%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.41%) Web Services
2 18 (2.28%) HTML
3 17 (2.16%) .NET
4 15 (1.90%) CSS
4 15 (1.90%) JSON
5 13 (1.65%) Middleware
6 11 (1.40%) D3.js
6 11 (1.40%) DOM
6 11 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (1.40%) REST
7 10 (1.27%) XML
8 9 (1.14%) LESS
9 8 (1.02%) SOAP
10 7 (0.89%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.63%) WCF
13 4 (0.51%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.51%) COM
13 4 (0.51%) Entity Framework
13 4 (0.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.66%) PMI
4 18 (2.28%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.28%) Visualisation
5 9 (1.14%) CESG
6 7 (0.89%) Data Integration
6 7 (0.89%) User Experience
7 6 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 6 (0.76%) Blog
7 6 (0.76%) Minimum Viable Product
7 6 (0.76%) Reinsurance
8 5 (0.63%) Animation
8 5 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.63%) Replication
9 4 (0.51%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.31%) Windows
2 22 (2.79%) Linux
3 18 (2.28%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.52%) Unix
5 9 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.63%) OpenVMS
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) AIX
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (22.34%) Project Management
2 175 (22.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 155 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (16.62%) Change Management
5 96 (12.18%) PRINCE2
6 86 (10.91%) Migration
7 75 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 71 (9.01%) ERP
9 49 (6.22%) Programme Management
10 48 (6.09%) Target Operating Model
11 47 (5.96%) CRM
12 43 (5.46%) Coaching
13 40 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 39 (4.95%) Risk Management
14 39 (4.95%) Service Management
14 39 (4.95%) Waterfall
15 37 (4.70%) ITIL
16 36 (4.57%) E-Commerce
17 34 (4.31%) Scrum
18 31 (3.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.57%) SQL
2 25 (3.17%) Java
3 24 (3.05%) C#
4 19 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.65%) C
6 9 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.76%) PHP
7 6 (0.76%) VB
8 5 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.38%) C++
9 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.38%) SPARQL
9 3 (0.38%) XPath
10 1 (0.13%) ABAP
10 1 (0.13%) COBOL
10 1 (0.13%) JCL
10 1 (0.13%) Perl
10 1 (0.13%) Ruby
10 1 (0.13%) Tcl
10 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (5.46%) Security Cleared
2 38 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 37 (4.70%) Degree
4 26 (3.30%) PMI Certification
5 21 (2.66%) ISEB
6 16 (2.03%) CISSP
7 15 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.78%) CISM
9 13 (1.65%) PMP
10 12 (1.52%) CISA
11 11 (1.40%) APMP
12 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.25%) MBA
14 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.13%) CIMA
15 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.28%) QA
2 10 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.14%) SLA
4 6 (0.76%) GAMP
4 6 (0.76%) GCP
4 6 (0.76%) GMP
4 6 (0.76%) GxP
5 3 (0.38%) COBIT
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 13 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (1.02%) XenDesktop
2 8 (1.02%) XenServer
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.51%) Puppet
3 2 (0.25%) MOM
4 1 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.13%) SCCM
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (9.64%) SAP
2 67 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.49%) Oracle
4 19 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.03%) VMware
6 15 (1.90%) hybris
7 14 (1.78%) Citrix
8 9 (1.14%) HP
8 9 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 7 (0.89%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.76%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.63%) IBM
13 4 (0.51%) Guidewire
13 4 (0.51%) Lotus
13 4 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.38%) Concur
14 3 (0.38%) Infor
14 3 (0.38%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.38%) Zuora
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