Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Business Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Transformation over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Business Transformation
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 318 342
Rank change year-on-year -45 +24 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 600 700 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.92% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 451 476
England median daily rate £500 £475 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% +9.44%
10th Percentile £346 £308 £320
90th Percentile £725 £688 £763
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
England median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -66.67% +63.64%
10th Percentile £28.25 £14.50 £24.14
90th Percentile £58.75 £26.10 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £16.88 £45.00
% change year-on-year +129.63% -62.50% +63.64%

Business Transformation 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,131 75,874 81,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.05% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,808 50,633 53,496
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,789 2,058 2,484
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.44 £24.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.93% +16.75%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Transformation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in England

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Transformation in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in England

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in England

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in England

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Transformation in England

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -67 282 £500 - 45
South East -69 92 £475 +5.56% 16
North of England +13 71 £475 - 21
Midlands +5 61 £500 +5.49% 12
West Midlands +18 54 £500 +5.37% 10
South West +30 51 £475 +5.56% 7
East of England +9 38 £575 -7.07% 1
Yorkshire +13 32 £438 +4.17% 9
North West -13 32 £500 -18.37% 9
East Midlands -5 7 £506 +9.46% 2
North East +57 6 £450 +12.50% 3
Business Transformation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 207 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (24.50%) Project Management
3 141 (23.50%) Finance
4 108 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (15.67%) Change Management
6 75 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 68 (11.33%) SAP
8 66 (11.00%) PRINCE2
9 58 (9.67%) Programme Management
10 53 (8.83%) Migration
11 52 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (8.50%) Telecoms
13 45 (7.50%) CRM
14 43 (7.17%) Banking
14 43 (7.17%) Degree
15 42 (7.00%) PMO
16 40 (6.67%) Retail
16 40 (6.67%) Waterfall
17 37 (6.17%) Target Operating Model
17 37 (6.17%) ERP
18 34 (5.67%) Java
18 34 (5.67%) Security Cleared
19 33 (5.50%) Scrum
20 31 (5.17%) DevOps
21 30 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 30 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
21 30 (5.00%) Microsoft
21 30 (5.00%) JIRA
21 30 (5.00%) Data Management
21 30 (5.00%) TOGAF

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 19 (3.17%) CMS
2 16 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.00%) Confluence
4 7 (1.17%) Documentum
4 7 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.67%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (3.50%) Microsoft Project
1 21 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 20 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.83%) Maximo
2 8 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.83%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.67%) Primavera
6 4 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.33%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.00%) SaaS
2 9 (1.50%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (1.33%) Office 365
4 6 (1.00%) Boomi
4 6 (1.00%) PaaS
4 6 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.50%) iPaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Veeva
7 2 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) npm
8 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.33%) WAN
2 11 (1.83%) LAN
3 9 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.33%) SMS
5 5 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.67%) H.323
6 4 (0.67%) Internet
6 4 (0.67%) ISDN
6 4 (0.67%) PBX
6 4 (0.67%) Wireless
7 2 (0.33%) Broadband
7 2 (0.33%) Skype
7 2 (0.33%) VoIP
7 2 (0.33%) WLAN
8 1 (0.17%) ADSL
8 1 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.33%) Big Data
2 7 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.83%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.33%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.33%) Semantic Layer
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (5.00%) JIRA
2 12 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.83%) Ant
3 11 (1.83%) JUnit
3 11 (1.83%) Moq
3 11 (1.83%) MSBuild
3 11 (1.83%) NSubstitute
3 11 (1.83%) NUnit
3 11 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (1.83%) Selenium
4 8 (1.33%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.00%) Gradle
5 6 (1.00%) SonarQube
5 6 (1.00%) Subversion
5 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.00%) Zephyr
6 5 (0.83%) Maven
6 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 141 (23.50%) Finance
2 51 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.17%) Banking
4 40 (6.67%) Retail
5 16 (2.67%) Legal
6 15 (2.50%) Marketing
7 12 (2.00%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.67%) Back Office
10 9 (1.50%) Local Government
10 9 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.33%) Billing
11 8 (1.33%) Front Office
12 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
13 6 (1.00%) Automotive
13 6 (1.00%) Law
14 4 (0.67%) French Language
15 3 (0.50%) Advertising
15 3 (0.50%) Military
15 3 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (22.00%) Analyst
2 102 (17.00%) Project Manager
3 81 (13.50%) Business Analyst
4 61 (10.17%) Architect
5 43 (7.17%) Programme Manager
6 41 (6.83%) Consultant
6 41 (6.83%) Developer
7 36 (6.00%) Transformation Manager
8 34 (5.67%) Change Manager
9 24 (4.00%) Business Manager
10 23 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.50%) Business Transformation Manager
12 19 (3.17%) Senior Manager
13 17 (2.83%) Agile Developer
13 17 (2.83%) IT Manager
14 16 (2.67%) SAP Manager
14 16 (2.67%) Transformation Project Manager
15 15 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
15 15 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.50%) .NET
2 13 (2.17%) Middleware
3 9 (1.50%) Web Services
4 8 (1.33%) REST
4 8 (1.33%) RESTful
5 5 (0.83%) SOAP
5 5 (0.83%) Spring
6 4 (0.67%) Spring Boot
6 4 (0.67%) Spring Security
6 4 (0.67%) Thymeleaf
7 2 (0.33%) CSS
7 2 (0.33%) CSS3
7 2 (0.33%) Framer.js
7 2 (0.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.33%) HTML
7 2 (0.33%) JSON
7 2 (0.33%) Smart Contracts
7 2 (0.33%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) JDBC
8 1 (0.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.50%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.33%) User Experience
6 10 (1.67%) FMCG
7 9 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.50%) IVR
8 8 (1.33%) Reinsurance
9 7 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.83%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.83%) PMI
12 4 (0.67%) Derivative
12 4 (0.67%) Equities
12 4 (0.67%) Fintech
13 3 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.83%) Windows
2 8 (1.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.17%) Unix
4 5 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.33%) Android
5 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (24.50%) Project Management
3 108 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (15.67%) Change Management
5 75 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 66 (11.00%) PRINCE2
7 58 (9.67%) Programme Management
8 53 (8.83%) Migration
9 45 (7.50%) CRM
10 40 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 37 (6.17%) ERP
11 37 (6.17%) Target Operating Model
12 33 (5.50%) Scrum
13 31 (5.17%) DevOps
14 30 (5.00%) Data Management
14 30 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
14 30 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 30 (5.00%) TOGAF
15 29 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (4.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.67%) Java
2 20 (3.33%) C#
3 16 (2.67%) SQL
4 13 (2.17%) C
5 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.83%) Python
8 4 (0.67%) ABAP
8 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.50%) Ruby
9 3 (0.50%) VB
10 2 (0.33%) C++
10 2 (0.33%) Go
10 2 (0.33%) R
10 2 (0.33%) Scala
10 2 (0.33%) Solidity
10 2 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (7.17%) Degree
2 34 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.50%) PMP
5 18 (3.00%) CISSP
6 17 (2.83%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.33%) ISEB
11 7 (1.17%) CBAP
11 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.83%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.67%) CCIE
14 4 (0.67%) IIBA
14 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.00%) PMO
2 24 (4.00%) GDPR
3 17 (2.83%) QA
4 7 (1.17%) SLA
5 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.33%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (1.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.00%) Ansible
1 12 (2.00%) Puppet
2 9 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.83%) Salt
4 4 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.67%) Kibana
5 2 (0.33%) Consul
5 2 (0.33%) Zipkin
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (11.33%) SAP
2 30 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.50%) Oracle
4 17 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.67%) Cisco
6 12 (2.00%) HP
7 10 (1.67%) Informatica
7 10 (1.67%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.50%) ArcSight
8 9 (1.50%) Bluefish Communications
8 9 (1.50%) FireEye
8 9 (1.50%) Genesys
8 9 (1.50%) McAfee
8 9 (1.50%) Symantec
8 9 (1.50%) Workday
9 7 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.00%) SnapLogic
10 6 (1.00%) Teradata
11 5 (0.83%) Dell
12 4 (0.67%) Avaya