Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 161 197
Rank change year-on-year +51 +36 -5
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 3 43 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.95% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 31 10
Median daily rate £455 £465 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% -7.92% +1.00%
10th Percentile £428 £388 £361
90th Percentile £481 £500 £608
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.29 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £64.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -11.11% +36.36%

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 1,557 4,546 5,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.62% 85.02% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 2,997 3,198
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 202 276
Median hourly rate £20.54 £21.81 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.85% -1.68% -27.86%
10th Percentile £10.92 £11.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.55 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.72
% change year-on-year +40.00% +20.66% -11.32%

Translating Business Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Translating Business Requirements as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in the North West

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Translating Business Requirements in the North West.

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 18 September 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 +67 1 £455 +6.94% 5
Cheshire +21 1 - -
Lancashire -3 1 - -
Translating Business Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 1 (33.33%) Kaizen
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

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 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Kaizen
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MetaFrame
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Progress