Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 175 206
Rank change year-on-year -16 +31 -7
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 24 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 24
North West median daily rate £585 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.81% +16.25% -3.30%
10th Percentile £361 £407 £306
90th Percentile £716 £511 £519
England median daily rate £499 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +10.83% -0.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.92% - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.48 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.88% +17.99% +2.86%

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 5,202 4,665 6,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.63% 82.49% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,267 2,858 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 218 216
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.31% +34.82% +1.57%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.62 £52.65 £49.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
Manchester -13 11 £638 +41.83% 6
Cheshire -14 4 £350 -26.32% 2
Lancashire - 4 £585 - 4
Merseyside +20 3 - -
Translating Business Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements.

1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Social Media
3 6 (25.00%) SFIA
3 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
4 5 (20.83%) ITSM
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) User Experience
5 4 (16.67%) CMDB
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) SQL

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 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Service Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 1 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) MDX
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Swagger
2 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Social Media
2 4 (16.67%) CMDB
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) SFIA
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) ITSM
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau