Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Translating Business Requirements over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Translate Business Requirements
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 89 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 7 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.28% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.34% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
Birmingham median daily rate £426 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +70.00% -44.44%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.00 -

Translating Business Requirements is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,206 1,177 1,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.71% 83.00% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 848 874
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +1.94% +6.16%
10th Percentile £228 £250 £243
90th Percentile £558 £525 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% -6.97% -32.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.13 £10.80
90th Percentile £25.40 £44.30 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -18.18%

Translating Business Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Translating Business Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Translating Business Requirements in Birmingham

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in Birmingham

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Translating Business Requirements in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Translating Business Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements.

1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

Translating Business Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Functions
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards