Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 17 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 440 369
Rank change year-on-year +34 -71 +48
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 520 433 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 418
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £352 £276 £313
90th Percentile £658 £675 £614
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.48 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.71% -19.86% +17.78%
10th Percentile £33.78 £24.26 £51.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £44.58 £101.90
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £42.48 £53.00
% change year-on-year -11.71% -19.86% +17.78%

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 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 78,316 74,762 82,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.79% 84.04% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,769 49,838 54,304
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £295 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,873 2,056 2,436
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.39 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.97 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%

Translating Business Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Translating Business Requirements in England

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in England

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Translating Business Requirements in England

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in England

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Translating Business Requirements in England

Translating Business Requirements
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 Translating Business Requirements within the England region over the 6 months to 17 February 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 +23 291 £495 -1.10% 37
South East +17 104 £495 +22.10% 18
North of England +42 71 £488 -7.14% 23
Yorkshire +12 35 £475 -7.32% 9
North West +18 29 £504 -8.41% 10
Midlands -18 24 £388 +21.09% 20
East of England -20 19 £450 - 12
West Midlands +1 16 £388 +10.71% 8
South West +11 12 £475 +26.33% 9
North East +51 7 £523 -16.40% 4
East Midlands -20 7 £288 +4.55% 12
Translating Business Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 England region with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements.

1 182 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (21.54%) Finance
3 88 (16.92%) Scrum
4 75 (14.42%) Business Analysis
5 72 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (11.54%) Degree
8 59 (11.35%) Microsoft
9 56 (10.77%) JavaScript
10 52 (10.00%) Project Management
11 51 (9.81%) SAP
11 51 (9.81%) DevOps
12 50 (9.62%) Java
13 49 (9.42%) SQL
14 47 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (8.65%) Salesforce.com
15 45 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (8.65%) User Experience
16 44 (8.46%) .NET
17 43 (8.27%) RESTful
18 42 (8.08%) Test Automation
18 42 (8.08%) Banking
19 41 (7.88%) Marketing
20 40 (7.69%) Jenkins
20 40 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
21 39 (7.50%) System Integration Testing
22 38 (7.31%) Oracle
23 37 (7.12%) SDLC
23 37 (7.12%) User Stories
24 35 (6.73%) SQL Server

Translating Business Requirements
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 16 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.54%) SAS
5 4 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.77%) Confluence
6 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.38%) Apache
7 2 (0.38%) IIS
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) Mule
8 1 (0.19%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 30 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.73%) Magento
3 5 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.58%) SAP EWM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.58%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.58%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.38%) Lawson
5 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.38%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.27%) SaaS
4 12 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.12%) npm
6 6 (1.15%) IaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Office 365
6 6 (1.15%) PaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.77%) Force.com
8 4 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.38%) GitHub
10 2 (0.38%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.42%) Firewall
2 13 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (1.92%) BGP
3 10 (1.92%) Internet
4 9 (1.73%) 3G
4 9 (1.73%) 4G
4 9 (1.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (1.73%) GSM
4 9 (1.73%) OpenFlow
4 9 (1.73%) OSPF
4 9 (1.73%) VPN
5 7 (1.35%) BIG-IP
5 7 (1.35%) DNS
6 6 (1.15%) MPLS
7 5 (0.96%) FabricPath
7 5 (0.96%) HSRP
7 5 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.96%) LAN
7 5 (0.96%) WAN
8 4 (0.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.38%) Big Data
3 21 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.31%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.12%) MySQL
9 10 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.73%) DB2
11 8 (1.54%) Spotfire
12 7 (1.35%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.96%) QlikView
14 5 (0.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 40 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.96%) Maven
3 29 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.58%) Selenium
4 16 (3.08%) Subversion
5 13 (2.50%) JIRA
5 13 (2.50%) webpack
6 12 (2.31%) Babel
7 10 (1.92%) Ant
8 8 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.77%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.77%) NuGet
11 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.58%) Mocha
12 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.38%) Grunt
13 2 (0.38%) gulp
General
1 112 (21.54%) Finance
2 42 (8.08%) Banking
3 41 (7.88%) Marketing
4 21 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.31%) Retail
7 11 (2.12%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.92%) Legal
9 9 (1.73%) Automotive
10 8 (1.54%) Billing
11 6 (1.15%) Advertising
11 6 (1.15%) Front Office
11 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.15%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.96%) Back Office
12 5 (0.96%) Games
13 4 (0.77%) Electronics
13 4 (0.77%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.58%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 152 (29.23%) Developer
2 149 (28.65%) Analyst
3 123 (23.65%) Business Analyst
4 101 (19.42%) Architect
5 33 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 32 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (5.58%) Salesforce Developer
8 27 (5.19%) Consultant
9 22 (4.23%) DevOps Developer
10 17 (3.27%) Digital Analyst
10 17 (3.27%) Digital Business Analyst
10 17 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (3.08%) Data Architect
11 16 (3.08%) Technical Architect
12 15 (2.88%) Data Business Analyst
12 15 (2.88%) SAP Analyst
13 14 (2.69%) BizTalk Developer
13 14 (2.69%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
14 13 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.46%) .NET
2 43 (8.27%) RESTful
3 32 (6.15%) HTML
4 30 (5.77%) CSS
5 29 (5.58%) Middleware
6 23 (4.42%) React
7 22 (4.23%) Web Services
8 21 (4.04%) AngularJS
9 20 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.27%) JSON
10 17 (3.27%) Node.js
10 17 (3.27%) XML
11 13 (2.50%) REST
12 12 (2.31%) Hibernate
12 12 (2.31%) HTML5
12 12 (2.31%) Redux
13 11 (2.12%) DHTML
13 11 (2.12%) DOM
13 11 (2.12%) SOAP
13 11 (2.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.65%) User Experience
3 25 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 11 (2.12%) Equities
8 11 (2.12%) iSeries
9 10 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.73%) Fintech
10 9 (1.73%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.54%) FMCG
11 8 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.35%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.96%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.96%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.96%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.96%) Windows
2 26 (5.00%) Linux
3 25 (4.81%) Unix
4 14 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.58%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (16.92%) Scrum
3 75 (14.42%) Business Analysis
4 67 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (10.00%) Project Management
6 51 (9.81%) DevOps
7 47 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (8.08%) Test Automation
10 40 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 39 (7.50%) System Integration Testing
12 37 (7.12%) SDLC
12 37 (7.12%) User Stories
13 35 (6.73%) Data Modelling
13 35 (6.73%) Release Management
14 34 (6.54%) Kanban
14 34 (6.54%) UML
14 34 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (5.96%) Analytics
15 31 (5.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.77%) JavaScript
2 50 (9.62%) Java
3 49 (9.42%) SQL
4 26 (5.00%) C#
5 20 (3.85%) Python
6 18 (3.46%) C
7 15 (2.88%) Ruby
8 11 (2.12%) C++
8 11 (2.12%) PHP
8 11 (2.12%) RPG
8 11 (2.12%) RPG IV
8 11 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.12%) VBA
9 9 (1.73%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.73%) Scala
10 8 (1.54%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.15%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.96%) Perl
12 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (11.54%) Degree
2 21 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.73%) IIBA
4 9 (1.73%) ISEB
5 8 (1.54%) CBAP
6 7 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.15%) CCIE
7 6 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.96%) CCSA
8 5 (0.96%) MCSE
8 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.96%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.58%) CCNA
9 3 (0.58%) CCSP
9 3 (0.58%) MCP
10 2 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.58%) QA
2 15 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.88%) GDPR
3 9 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.54%) GCP
5 6 (1.15%) CDISC
5 6 (1.15%) PMO
6 5 (0.96%) GxP
7 3 (0.58%) MiFID
8 2 (0.38%) Basel II
8 2 (0.38%) Basel III
8 2 (0.38%) COREP
8 2 (0.38%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.38%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.92%) Docker
3 9 (1.73%) KVM
4 8 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.58%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (5.96%) Ansible
2 29 (5.58%) Puppet
3 24 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.58%) Terraform
7 2 (0.38%) MOM
8 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.19%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.19%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.19%) SCCM
8 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.81%) SAP
3 45 (8.65%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (7.31%) Oracle
5 25 (4.81%) VMware
6 21 (4.04%) Tableau
7 17 (3.27%) IBM
8 16 (3.08%) Cisco
9 14 (2.69%) hybris
10 12 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.12%) Cognos
11 11 (2.12%) Google
12 10 (1.92%) F5
13 9 (1.73%) Adobe
13 9 (1.73%) Intershop
13 9 (1.73%) Xamarin
14 8 (1.54%) Citrix
15 7 (1.35%) HP
16 6 (1.15%) Workday
17 5 (0.96%) Infoblox