Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 November 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.

Business Transformation
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 168 172
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 36 50 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 60
North West median daily rate £475 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £338 £365 £356
90th Percentile £723 £700 £950
England median daily rate £500 £475 £499
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.76% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £38.43
England median hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% -55.22% +31.37%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Transformation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the North West

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Cheshire 0 14 £475 -26.92% 1
Manchester +16 13 £475 -7.32% 2
Merseyside +8 5 £401 +6.80% 1
Lancashire +13 1 £450 +4.35%
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) CRM
3 7 (19.44%) ERP
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) SAP
5 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.11%) Thymeleaf
6 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 4 (11.11%) Docker
6 4 (11.11%) Kibana
6 4 (11.11%) Spring
6 4 (11.11%) Maven
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Change Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Resource Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Resource Controller
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) Spring
1 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
1 4 (11.11%) Spring Security
1 4 (11.11%) Thymeleaf
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.56%) Life Science
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) CRM
2 7 (19.44%) ERP
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Domain Models
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
6 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Kibana
2 2 (5.56%) Consul
2 2 (5.56%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) VMware