Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 169 178
Rank change year-on-year +28 +9 -33
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 47 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.93% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 8
Scotland median daily rate £358 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +21.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £280
90th Percentile £539 £556 £618
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £495
% change year-on-year - -4.04% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £35.97
% change year-on-year +125.00% -58.29% +41.04%

Business Transformation 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Business Transformation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in Scotland

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in Scotland

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in Scotland

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh +2 25 £450 +26.40% 1
Glasgow +6 20 £338 -21.74% 2
Business Transformation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
4 12 (25.53%) Project Management
5 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
5 10 (21.28%) Spring
5 10 (21.28%) JPA
6 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
6 9 (19.15%) Microservices
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.02%) SDLC
7 8 (17.02%) TIBCO
7 8 (17.02%) HTML
7 8 (17.02%) IBM
7 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
8 7 (14.89%) Python
8 7 (14.89%) Change Management
8 7 (14.89%) Workflow
8 7 (14.89%) Finance
8 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.89%) BC Cleared
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 7 (14.89%) Business Change Management
8 7 (14.89%) Process Improvement
8 7 (14.89%) HTML5
8 7 (14.89%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.77%) REST

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (8.51%) JBoss
1 4 (8.51%) Jetty
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Jadu
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) AMQP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Couchbase
1 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
1 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.51%) Redis
1 4 (8.51%) Riak
2 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) GIS
2 2 (4.26%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) DTS
3 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Power BI
3 1 (2.13%) QGIS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.51%) FitNesse
1 4 (8.51%) Selenium
1 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Project Manager
4 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Transformation Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
1 10 (21.28%) JPA
1 10 (21.28%) Spring
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) HTML5
4 6 (12.77%) REST
5 4 (8.51%) JMS
5 4 (8.51%) Kafka
5 4 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.51%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) Ajax
6 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) LESS
6 3 (6.38%) React
6 3 (6.38%) RESTful
6 3 (6.38%) Sass
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 9 (19.15%) Microservices
5 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (17.02%) SDLC
6 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.89%) Business Change Management
6 7 (14.89%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (14.89%) Change Management
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 7 (14.89%) Process Improvement
6 7 (14.89%) Workflow
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) R
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Postgraduate
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) BS7666
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Cobbler
2 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) IBM
1 8 (17.02%) TIBCO
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Pega
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Lagan
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow