Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 408 443 418
Rank change year-on-year +35 -25 +28
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 532 416 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 278 391
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £356 £329 £300
90th Percentile £694 £606 £616
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 1
England median hourly rate £43.50 £37.48 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.08% +4.10% +2.86%
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £37.48 £55.00
% change year-on-year +16.08% -31.86% +57.14%

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 80,569 76,256 85,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.30% 85.77% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,615 50,302 56,978
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,178 1,891 2,066
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +52 298 £501 +5.37% 62
South East -4 83 £450 -5.26% 24
North of England -2 66 £460 -3.16% 18
Midlands +2 47 £433 +30.08% 10
Yorkshire +4 34 £450 +12.15% 8
North West +2 26 £550 +15.79% 8
West Midlands -16 26 £450 +14.29% 4
East Midlands +6 21 £325 +18.18% 6
South West -31 16 £375 - 7
East of England +4 14 £475 -6.86% 5
North East -10 6 £400 -19.19% 2
Translating Business Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 214 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (26.32%) Finance
3 117 (21.99%) SQL
4 78 (14.66%) Scrum
5 75 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (13.72%) User Stories
7 71 (13.35%) Data Modelling
8 61 (11.47%) Oracle
9 58 (10.90%) Migration
9 58 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
11 53 (9.96%) JavaScript
12 51 (9.59%) Business Analysis
13 50 (9.40%) XML
14 49 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (9.21%) Banking
15 48 (9.02%) ITIL
15 48 (9.02%) Project Management
15 48 (9.02%) Relational Database
15 48 (9.02%) User Experience
16 46 (8.65%) SQL Server
17 45 (8.46%) JIRA
18 44 (8.27%) Microsoft
18 44 (8.27%) Analytics
18 44 (8.27%) Waterfall
19 43 (8.08%) Java
20 41 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
21 40 (7.52%) Windows
22 38 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
22 38 (7.14%) Amazon AWS

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 18 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.01%) Confluence
4 15 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.07%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.69%) IIS
6 9 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.32%) Apache
8 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.75%) CMS
10 4 (0.75%) SAS
11 3 (0.56%) JBoss
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.56%) InVision
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.38%) InDesign
5 2 (0.38%) UXPin
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.50%) Eloqua
3 7 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.32%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.38%) Maximo
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.38%) Office 365
4 17 (3.20%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.32%) PaaS
7 6 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.13%) SaaS
8 5 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.75%) Force.com
9 4 (0.75%) npm
9 4 (0.75%) Slack
10 3 (0.56%) IaaS
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.38%) FinancialForce
11 2 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.01%) WAN
2 15 (2.82%) LAN
3 14 (2.63%) BGP
3 14 (2.63%) OSPF
4 11 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (2.07%) DNS
5 10 (1.88%) MPLS
6 6 (1.13%) FabricPath
6 6 (1.13%) HSRP
7 5 (0.94%) Firewall
7 5 (0.94%) SAN
7 5 (0.94%) SMS
8 4 (0.75%) DHCP
8 4 (0.75%) NAS
8 4 (0.75%) SSL
8 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.56%) HTTP
9 3 (0.56%) Network Security
9 3 (0.56%) VPN
9 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.02%) Relational Database
2 46 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.38%) Big Data
4 18 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.63%) SAP HANA
6 13 (2.44%) Spotfire
7 11 (2.07%) Lumira
7 11 (2.07%) SAP BW
8 9 (1.69%) BigQuery
8 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.32%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.32%) Power BI
10 6 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (8.46%) JIRA
2 33 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.70%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.69%) Selenium
6 8 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.50%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.13%) ERwin
7 6 (1.13%) Maven
7 6 (1.13%) Subversion
8 5 (0.94%) NUnit
8 5 (0.94%) webpack
9 3 (0.56%) Moq
9 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.38%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 140 (26.32%) Finance
2 49 (9.21%) Banking
3 31 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.32%) Marketing
5 21 (3.95%) Retail
6 17 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.88%) Front Office
9 8 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.13%) Billing
10 6 (1.13%) Legal
11 5 (0.94%) Advertising
11 5 (0.94%) Back Office
11 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.56%) Automotive
12 3 (0.56%) Local Government
13 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.38%) Law
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (31.77%) Analyst
2 123 (23.12%) Developer
3 117 (21.99%) Business Analyst
4 105 (19.74%) Architect
5 67 (12.59%) Solutions Architect
6 42 (7.89%) Consultant
7 21 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 20 (3.76%) Project Manager
9 19 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
9 19 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
10 18 (3.38%) Finance Business Analyst
10 18 (3.38%) Lead Architect
11 17 (3.20%) .NET Developer
11 17 (3.20%) Technical Architect
12 16 (3.01%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.01%) IT Analyst
12 16 (3.01%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.01%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.82%) Business IT Analyst
13 15 (2.82%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.40%) XML
2 35 (6.58%) Web Services
3 29 (5.45%) .NET
3 29 (5.45%) HTML
4 25 (4.70%) RESTful
5 18 (3.38%) XSD
6 15 (2.82%) JSON
6 15 (2.82%) LDAP
7 14 (2.63%) CSS
8 13 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.44%) Node.js
8 13 (2.44%) SAML
9 12 (2.26%) J2EE
9 12 (2.26%) jQuery
10 11 (2.07%) Middleware
11 10 (1.88%) Gherkin
11 10 (1.88%) JSON Schema
11 10 (1.88%) Sass
12 9 (1.69%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.02%) User Experience
3 23 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.76%) Virtual Team
6 18 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.20%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.44%) Minimum Viable Product
9 11 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.07%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.07%) Fintech
10 9 (1.69%) FMCG
10 9 (1.69%) Social Media
11 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.50%) Wiki
12 5 (0.94%) CMDB
12 5 (0.94%) iSeries
12 5 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.52%) Windows
2 28 (5.26%) Unix
3 25 (4.70%) Linux
4 17 (3.20%) Windows 10
5 16 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.69%) Android
8 3 (0.56%) AIX
8 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Debian
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.66%) Scrum
3 73 (13.72%) User Stories
4 71 (13.35%) Data Modelling
5 58 (10.90%) Migration
5 58 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (9.59%) Business Analysis
8 49 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (9.02%) ITIL
9 48 (9.02%) Project Management
10 44 (8.27%) Analytics
10 44 (8.27%) Waterfall
11 38 (7.14%) SDLC
11 38 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.95%) UML
13 35 (6.58%) Test Automation
13 35 (6.58%) Visualisation
14 34 (6.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (21.99%) SQL
2 53 (9.96%) JavaScript
3 43 (8.08%) Java
4 29 (5.45%) C#
5 17 (3.20%) Java 8
5 17 (3.20%) PowerShell
6 16 (3.01%) C
6 16 (3.01%) Python
7 10 (1.88%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.94%) Cypher
9 4 (0.75%) RPG
9 4 (0.75%) RPG IV
9 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.75%) VBA
10 3 (0.56%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.38%) ABAP
11 2 (0.38%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.38%) R
11 2 (0.38%) Scala
11 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.39%) Degree
3 30 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.26%) ISEB
5 6 (1.13%) CCNP
5 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.94%) CBAP
6 5 (0.94%) IIBA
7 4 (0.75%) ACCA
7 4 (0.75%) CIMA
7 4 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.56%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CCNA
9 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.38%) HND
9 2 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.95%) QA
2 23 (4.32%) SLA
3 22 (4.14%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.88%) CDISC
5 9 (1.69%) GDPR
6 2 (0.38%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.38%) MiFID
6 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.69%) Docker
3 6 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.20%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (2.44%) SCCM
3 11 (2.07%) HP ALM
4 10 (1.88%) Ansible
5 8 (1.50%) Puppet
6 7 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.75%) Terraform
8 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.38%) Kibana
9 2 (0.38%) logstash
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.38%) SCOM
9 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.38%) WSUS
10 1 (0.19%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.19%) Graphite
10 1 (0.19%) Nagios
10 1 (0.19%) Opsview
10 1 (0.19%) Salt
10 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (11.47%) Oracle
2 44 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.39%) Google
4 33 (6.20%) SAP
5 30 (5.64%) Adobe
6 28 (5.26%) Tableau
7 26 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (4.14%) Cisco
9 20 (3.76%) ServiceNow
10 16 (3.01%) Talend
11 13 (2.44%) F5
11 13 (2.44%) HP
12 11 (2.07%) Cognos
13 10 (1.88%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.69%) Citrix
14 9 (1.69%) hybris
15 8 (1.50%) Atlassian
15 8 (1.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 7 (1.32%) Tealium
16 7 (1.32%) VMware