Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 195 181
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 29 18 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.33% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 54
North West median daily rate £505 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +31.58% -3.18%
10th Percentile £410 £285 £269
90th Percentile £781 £585 £734
England median daily rate £470 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 4612 5477 7051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.46% 84.33% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2974 3557 4314
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £253
90th Percentile £588 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 159 285
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -18.97% +72.29%
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.23 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.95 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.41 £22.06
% change year-on-year +2.42% +10.67% +16.09%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 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
Cheshire +16 15 £475 +18.75% 3
Lancashire +8 5 £625 +13.64% 2
Manchester +11 3 £570 +26.67% 3
Merseyside +5 3 £401 +33.67%
Translating Business Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 North West region with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements.

1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
4 5 (17.24%) Saba
4 5 (17.24%) SCORM
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Learning Management System
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) Internet

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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Learning Management System
1 5 (17.24%) SCORM
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) SFIA
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
1 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.45%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Saba
2 2 (6.90%) hybris
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) AppSense
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) VMware