Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 427 410
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 +31
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 498 503 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 355 405
England median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £269 £313
90th Percentile £620 £640 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £77.75
10th Percentile £32.18 - £55.48
90th Percentile £82.90 - £107.83
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - £77.75

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 80523 80778 84773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.16% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54291 53807 55985
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1831 2148 2528
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +11.07% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.33 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -1 273 £475 -5.00% 18
South East -30 77 £450 - 10
North of England +65 69 £475 -5.00% 14
Yorkshire +29 34 £390 -22.00% 3
Midlands +2 33 £388 +5.44% 1
North West +22 27 £494 -1.25% 11
South West +9 22 £388 -2.21% 4
West Midlands +9 19 £388 +3.33% 1
East of England -40 16 £475 +58.33% 2
East Midlands -11 13 £375 +19.05%
North East +61 8 £521 -13.13%
Translating Business Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 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 Translating Business Requirements.

1 173 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (21.89%) Finance
3 82 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (16.06%) Scrum
5 68 (13.65%) Degree
6 63 (12.65%) Business Analysis
7 61 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (12.25%) SQL
8 54 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (9.84%) Java
9 49 (9.84%) Microsoft
10 47 (9.44%) JavaScript
11 46 (9.24%) SAP
11 46 (9.24%) Project Management
12 45 (9.04%) Data Modelling
13 44 (8.84%) .NET
14 42 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (8.43%) DevOps
15 41 (8.23%) C#
15 41 (8.23%) Migration
16 40 (8.03%) Banking
17 39 (7.83%) SDLC
18 38 (7.63%) RESTful
18 38 (7.63%) SQL Server
19 37 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
19 37 (7.43%) Test Automation
20 36 (7.23%) Windows
20 36 (7.23%) Linux
21 35 (7.03%) Mobile App
22 34 (6.83%) User Stories

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 13 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.41%) Apache
3 9 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.20%) CMS
5 6 (1.20%) SAS
6 4 (0.80%) Confluence
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.40%) IIS
8 2 (0.40%) JBoss
8 2 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Magento
3 4 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.60%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP EWM
4 3 (0.60%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) Lawson
5 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.40%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Summit
6 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.41%) IaaS
3 7 (1.41%) npm
4 6 (1.20%) G Suite
5 5 (1.00%) Force.com
5 5 (1.00%) GitHub
6 4 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.80%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.40%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.21%) Firewall
2 11 (2.21%) SAN
3 9 (1.81%) 3G
3 9 (1.81%) 4G
3 9 (1.81%) GSM
3 9 (1.81%) OpenFlow
4 8 (1.61%) VPN
5 7 (1.41%) Internet
6 6 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.80%) NAS
8 4 (0.80%) Network Security
8 4 (0.80%) SSH
8 4 (0.80%) WAN
8 4 (0.80%) Wireless
9 3 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.60%) FIX Connectivity
9 3 (0.60%) HTTP
9 3 (0.60%) MPLS
9 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.02%) Big Data
4 16 (3.21%) MySQL
5 15 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.41%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.20%) DB2
10 6 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.20%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.00%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 34 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.22%) Selenium
4 20 (4.02%) Maven
5 12 (2.41%) JIRA
6 11 (2.21%) Subversion
7 9 (1.81%) webpack
8 8 (1.61%) Babel
8 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.20%) Ant
10 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.80%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.80%) NuGet
11 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.60%) Mocha
12 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.40%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 109 (21.89%) Finance
2 40 (8.03%) Banking
3 32 (6.43%) Marketing
4 17 (3.41%) Retail
5 14 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.01%) Automotive
8 10 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.41%) Back Office
9 7 (1.41%) Front Office
9 7 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.20%) Games
10 6 (1.20%) Legal
11 4 (0.80%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Law
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (30.52%) Analyst
2 148 (29.72%) Developer
3 124 (24.90%) Business Analyst
4 76 (15.26%) Architect
5 33 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.02%) Consultant
8 19 (3.82%) Salesforce Developer
8 19 (3.82%) Xamarin Developer
9 17 (3.41%) .NET Developer
10 16 (3.21%) Agile Business Analyst
11 15 (3.01%) Digital Analyst
11 15 (3.01%) Digital Business Analyst
11 15 (3.01%) Project Manager
12 13 (2.61%) Business Systems Analyst
12 13 (2.61%) Data Business Analyst
12 13 (2.61%) SAP Analyst
13 12 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (2.41%) DevOps Developer
14 11 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.84%) .NET
2 38 (7.63%) RESTful
3 27 (5.42%) HTML
4 25 (5.02%) Web Services
5 23 (4.62%) AngularJS
5 23 (4.62%) CSS
6 22 (4.42%) ASP.NET
7 20 (4.02%) React
8 17 (3.41%) Node.js
9 14 (2.81%) JSON
9 14 (2.81%) XML
10 12 (2.41%) Hibernate
10 12 (2.41%) Middleware
11 10 (2.01%) J2EE
12 9 (1.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (1.61%) Redux
13 8 (1.61%) REST
13 8 (1.61%) Struts
14 7 (1.41%) DOM
14 7 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.03%) Mobile App
3 34 (6.83%) User Experience
4 30 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.02%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 15 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.81%) Virtual Team
10 11 (2.21%) Equities
10 11 (2.21%) iSeries
11 9 (1.81%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.41%) Derivative
12 7 (1.41%) Fintech
12 7 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.20%) Social Media
14 5 (1.00%) Learning Management System
14 5 (1.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.23%) Linux
1 36 (7.23%) Windows
2 20 (4.02%) Unix
3 19 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.00%) VMS
6 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Debian
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) Android
8 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.06%) Scrum
3 63 (12.65%) Business Analysis
4 61 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (9.24%) Project Management
7 45 (9.04%) Data Modelling
8 42 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (8.43%) DevOps
9 41 (8.23%) Migration
10 39 (7.83%) SDLC
11 37 (7.43%) Test Automation
12 34 (6.83%) User Stories
13 33 (6.63%) Analytics
13 33 (6.63%) Wireframes
14 32 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (6.02%) Kanban
16 29 (5.82%) Use Case
17 28 (5.62%) Mentoring
17 28 (5.62%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (12.25%) SQL
2 49 (9.84%) Java
3 47 (9.44%) JavaScript
4 41 (8.23%) C#
5 21 (4.22%) C
6 14 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.81%) Python
7 12 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.21%) PHP
8 11 (2.21%) RPG
8 11 (2.21%) RPG IV
8 11 (2.21%) Ruby
9 10 (2.01%) C++
9 10 (2.01%) VBA
10 8 (1.61%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.41%) Apex Code
11 7 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.20%) ECMAScript
12 6 (1.20%) Perl
13 5 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (13.65%) Degree
2 22 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.81%) ISEB
6 8 (1.61%) MCSE
6 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.20%) CBAP
8 6 (1.20%) IIBA
9 4 (0.80%) CCIE
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CCNP
10 2 (0.40%) CISM
10 2 (0.40%) CISSP
10 2 (0.40%) MCSA
10 2 (0.40%) PMP
10 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.63%) QA
2 14 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.81%) GDPR
4 7 (1.41%) PMO
5 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.80%) MiFID
7 3 (0.60%) SLA
8 2 (0.40%) Basel II
8 2 (0.40%) Basel III
8 2 (0.40%) COREP
8 2 (0.40%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.40%) GCP
8 2 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.40%) SEPA
9 1 (0.20%) CDISC
9 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.20%) EMIR
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 20 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.81%) KVM
3 8 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.80%) Docker
6 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (4.62%) Ansible
1 23 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (4.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.80%) SCCM
4 3 (0.60%) Kibana
4 3 (0.60%) logstash
5 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.40%) MOM
5 2 (0.40%) Terraform
5 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.20%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.20%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.24%) SAP
3 33 (6.63%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (6.43%) Oracle
5 21 (4.22%) Xamarin
6 20 (4.02%) VMware
7 18 (3.61%) Cisco
7 18 (3.61%) Tableau
8 15 (3.01%) Google
9 12 (2.41%) Adobe
10 11 (2.21%) hybris
11 10 (2.01%) IBM
12 8 (1.61%) Citrix
13 7 (1.41%) Cognos
13 7 (1.41%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.20%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.20%) HP
14 6 (1.20%) Informatica
14 6 (1.20%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.20%) Workday