The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -0.05% -10.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.21 - £27.50

Business Transformation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 525 789 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.79% 77.66% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 425 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +43.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Business Transformation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in Reading

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) MBA
2 7 (70.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (60.00%) PLM
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) CRM
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) Google
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Marketing
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) Economics
3 6 (60.00%) Business Development
3 6 (60.00%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (60.00%) Spanish Language
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (60.00%) Case Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Teradata
5 1 (10.00%) Banking

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) Spanish Language
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Business Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Data Architecture
2 7 (70.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (60.00%) Business Development
3 6 (60.00%) Case Management
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) CRM
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (60.00%) Economics
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) PLM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) MBA
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Google
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Ariba
3 1 (10.00%) Concur
3 1 (10.00%) Saba
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Workday