Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 January 2020 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
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 192 176
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 +17
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 26 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.44% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 20
North West median daily rate £500 £494 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -2.23% +1.00%
10th Percentile £388 £351 £406
90th Percentile £656 £570 £781
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -

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 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 4,010 4,768 4,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.63% 84.54% 84.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,534 3,025 2,958
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.98% +2.19%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £257
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 262 212
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +6.49% -5.30%
10th Percentile £12.31 £12.84 £11.78
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.79 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% -0.86% -

Translating Business Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Translating Business Requirements in the North West

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in the North West

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in the North West over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Translating Business Requirements in the North West

Translating Business Requirements
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 Translating Business Requirements in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in the North West

Translating Business Requirements
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 Translating Business Requirements within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 January 2020. 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
Manchester +21 17 £475 -3.55% 3
Cheshire +18 7 £500 +42.86%
Merseyside +7 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £450 -
Translating Business Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements.

1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 10 (38.46%) J2EE
4 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 10 (38.46%) Finacle
5 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (15.38%) Tableau
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Talend
8 3 (11.54%) Data Stewardship
8 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
8 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
8 3 (11.54%) Due Diligence

Translating Business Requirements
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 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Finacle
2 1 (3.85%) Endur
2 1 (3.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Azure
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) GCP
2 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Looker
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.85%) Endur Developer
5 1 (3.85%) HR Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) OpenLink Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Data Stewardship
4 3 (11.54%) Due Diligence
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Android Development
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
5 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) R
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Tableau
3 3 (11.54%) Talend
4 2 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Ariba
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) OpenLink
5 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) TSYS