Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 422 481 422
Rank change year-on-year +59 -59 +4
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 505 362 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.51% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 239 374
England median daily rate £495 £455 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% -3.28% +1.60%
10th Percentile £338 £298 £307
90th Percentile £694 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.93% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 3
England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.48 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.71% -19.86% +32.50%
10th Percentile £34.40 £27.04 £39.10
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.95 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £42.48 £53.00
% change year-on-year -11.71% -19.86% +32.50%

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 79,090 71,350 81,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.79% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,510 47,088 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,096 1,886 2,105
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.62 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% +1.24% +19.05%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +43 297 £515 +3.00% 52
South East +21 102 £495 +9.89% 22
North of England -13 50 £475 - 10
Midlands -15 36 £418 +39.17% 11
Yorkshire -6 27 £475 -11.63% 2
East Midlands +5 23 £294 +6.82% 1
North West -24 20 £619 +33.06% 8
South West -3 12 £375 -0.13% 12
West Midlands -26 12 £550 +46.67% 10
East of England +4 11 £450 +18.81% 2
North East - 3 £538 -
Translating Business Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 192 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (26.93%) Finance
3 84 (16.63%) SQL
4 80 (15.84%) Scrum
5 74 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (13.07%) Business Analysis
7 62 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (11.88%) Project Management
9 56 (11.09%) Oracle
10 55 (10.89%) Data Modelling
11 52 (10.30%) Migration
12 51 (10.10%) User Stories
13 50 (9.90%) Banking
14 49 (9.70%) JavaScript
15 43 (8.51%) SQL Server
15 43 (8.51%) Microsoft
16 42 (8.32%) User Experience
16 42 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (7.92%) .NET
18 39 (7.72%) Java
18 39 (7.72%) UML
18 39 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
18 39 (7.72%) Degree
19 38 (7.52%) Security Cleared
19 38 (7.52%) DevOps
19 38 (7.52%) Relational Database
20 37 (7.33%) SDLC
21 36 (7.13%) Continuous Delivery
21 36 (7.13%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (7.13%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.39%) IIS
4 6 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.99%) Confluence
5 5 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.79%) CMS
6 4 (0.79%) SAS
6 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.59%) Apache
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.59%) JBoss
7 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.59%) InVision
8 2 (0.40%) InDesign
8 2 (0.40%) UXPin
9 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.58%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.99%) Magento
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.59%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.40%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.40%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.17%) Office 365
3 16 (3.17%) SaaS
4 11 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.98%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.19%) PaaS
7 5 (0.99%) Google Tag Manager
7 5 (0.99%) npm
7 5 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.59%) IaaS
10 2 (0.40%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (2.77%) Firewall
3 12 (2.38%) BGP
3 12 (2.38%) OSPF
4 9 (1.78%) DNS
5 8 (1.58%) MPLS
5 8 (1.58%) WAN
6 7 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (1.39%) FabricPath
6 7 (1.39%) HSRP
6 7 (1.39%) LAN
7 5 (0.99%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.99%) Internet
7 5 (0.99%) VPLS
7 5 (0.99%) VPN
8 4 (0.79%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (0.79%) NAS
8 4 (0.79%) SAN
8 4 (0.79%) SMS
8 4 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.35%) Big Data
4 24 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (3.96%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.38%) Spotfire
9 11 (2.18%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.78%) DB2
12 8 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 8 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.58%) QlikView
12 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.19%) BigQuery
14 6 (1.19%) MySQL
15 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (6.14%) Jenkins
2 26 (5.15%) JIRA
3 21 (4.16%) Maven
3 21 (4.16%) Selenium
4 19 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.39%) Subversion
6 6 (1.19%) ERwin
6 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.99%) Ant
7 5 (0.99%) Babel
7 5 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.99%) webpack
8 4 (0.79%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.59%) NUnit
9 3 (0.59%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.40%) Moq
10 2 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (26.93%) Finance
2 50 (9.90%) Banking
3 36 (7.13%) Marketing
4 21 (4.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.57%) Billing
8 10 (1.98%) Legal
8 10 (1.98%) Retail
9 9 (1.78%) Advertising
10 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.39%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.19%) Private Banking
12 4 (0.79%) Automotive
12 4 (0.79%) Back Office
12 4 (0.79%) Front Office
13 3 (0.59%) Electronics
13 3 (0.59%) Games
13 3 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (30.50%) Analyst
2 121 (23.96%) Architect
3 113 (22.38%) Developer
4 112 (22.18%) Business Analyst
5 61 (12.08%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (5.74%) Consultant
7 28 (5.54%) Data Architect
8 24 (4.75%) Banking Analyst
9 22 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.36%) Technical Architect
10 21 (4.16%) Project Manager
11 20 (3.96%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.96%) Salesforce Developer
12 18 (3.56%) IT Analyst
13 17 (3.37%) Data Analyst
14 16 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (2.97%) Business IT Analyst
15 15 (2.97%) C# Developer
15 15 (2.97%) Enterprise Architect
15 15 (2.97%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.92%) .NET
2 32 (6.34%) XML
3 30 (5.94%) RESTful
4 27 (5.35%) Middleware
5 24 (4.75%) HTML
6 23 (4.55%) CSS
7 21 (4.16%) ASP.NET
8 20 (3.96%) Web Services
9 13 (2.57%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.38%) Node.js
10 12 (2.38%) SOAP
11 10 (1.98%) JSON
12 9 (1.78%) Dropwizard
13 8 (1.58%) DHTML
13 8 (1.58%) EDI
13 8 (1.58%) LDAP
13 8 (1.58%) XSLT
14 7 (1.39%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.39%) HTML5
14 7 (1.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.32%) User Experience
3 16 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 15 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.57%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.57%) FMCG
6 12 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.58%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.39%) Social Media
11 6 (1.19%) Fintech
11 6 (1.19%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (0.99%) CMDB
12 5 (0.99%) iSeries
12 5 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.13%) Windows
2 24 (4.75%) Unix
3 15 (2.97%) Linux
3 15 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.57%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.78%) Android
6 8 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (15.84%) Scrum
3 66 (13.07%) Business Analysis
4 62 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (11.88%) Project Management
6 55 (10.89%) Data Modelling
7 52 (10.30%) Migration
8 51 (10.10%) User Stories
9 42 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (7.72%) UML
11 38 (7.52%) DevOps
12 37 (7.33%) SDLC
13 36 (7.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 36 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (7.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (6.93%) Waterfall
15 34 (6.73%) Use Case
16 33 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (6.34%) Analytics
17 32 (6.34%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.63%) SQL
2 49 (9.70%) JavaScript
3 39 (7.72%) Java
4 28 (5.54%) C#
5 16 (3.17%) C
6 14 (2.77%) Python
7 11 (2.18%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.58%) Java 8
9 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.39%) Scala
9 7 (1.39%) VBA
10 6 (1.19%) Ruby
11 5 (0.99%) Apex Code
11 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.99%) PHP
12 4 (0.79%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.79%) RPG
12 4 (0.79%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.40%) ABAP
13 2 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (7.72%) Degree
2 38 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.78%) ISEB
5 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.19%) SAP Certification
6 5 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.99%) IIBA
6 5 (0.99%) MCSE
7 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.79%) CCNA
7 4 (0.79%) CCSA
8 3 (0.59%) CBAP
8 3 (0.59%) CCIE
8 3 (0.59%) CCSP
8 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.59%) MCP
9 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.15%) QA
2 24 (4.75%) Data Quality
3 17 (3.37%) GDPR
4 12 (2.38%) CDISC
5 9 (1.78%) SLA
6 8 (1.58%) GCP
7 6 (1.19%) GxP
7 6 (1.19%) PMO
7 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.40%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.40%) MiFID
8 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.20%) EMIR
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.18%) Docker
4 4 (0.79%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.97%) Puppet
2 14 (2.77%) Ansible
3 9 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.58%) HP ALM
4 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.58%) SCCM
5 5 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.40%) Terraform
6 2 (0.40%) vRealize
6 2 (0.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 56 (11.09%) Oracle
2 43 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.13%) Salesforce.com
3 36 (7.13%) SAP
4 22 (4.36%) Tableau
5 20 (3.96%) Cisco
6 19 (3.76%) Google
7 18 (3.56%) Adobe
8 17 (3.37%) Talend
9 14 (2.77%) Cognos
10 13 (2.57%) CheckPoint
10 13 (2.57%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.57%) VMware
11 12 (2.38%) IBM
12 10 (1.98%) Citrix
12 10 (1.98%) HP
13 9 (1.78%) F5
14 8 (1.58%) hybris
14 8 (1.58%) Netezza
15 7 (1.39%) Tealium