Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 249 267
Rank change year-on-year -32 +18 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 94 132 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.79% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.96% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 83
South East median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £363 £305 £325
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £499
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.76% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
South East median hourly rate - - £33.50
England median hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% -55.22% +31.37%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Transformation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the South East

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -9 44 £453 +2.84% 2
Berkshire 0 30 £461 +2.50% 2
Surrey -12 18 £470 -8.07%
Hampshire -11 17 £566 +25.83% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 13 £450 +24.14%
West Sussex -7 5 £435 -13.00%
East Sussex -3 4 £625 +92.31%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £600 +20.00%
M4 Corridor +5 1 - -
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (27.66%) Project Management
4 18 (19.15%) Programme Management
5 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
5 17 (18.09%) SAP
6 14 (14.89%) Change Management
6 14 (14.89%) Collaborative Working
7 13 (13.83%) C#
8 12 (12.77%) Java
8 12 (12.77%) JIRA
8 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.70%) MSBuild
9 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
9 11 (11.70%) Ansible
9 11 (11.70%) NSubstitute
9 11 (11.70%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (11.70%) Moq
9 11 (11.70%) Puppet
9 11 (11.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (11.70%) Ant
9 11 (11.70%) JUnit
9 11 (11.70%) NUnit
9 11 (11.70%) Retail
9 11 (11.70%) Asset Management
10 10 (10.64%) TOGAF
10 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.64%) Degree
10 10 (10.64%) DevOps

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (8.51%) CMS
2 5 (5.32%) Confluence
2 5 (5.32%) Documentum
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Maximo
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.19%) Primavera
4 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) LAN
1 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) JIRA
2 11 (11.70%) Ant
2 11 (11.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.70%) JUnit
2 11 (11.70%) Moq
2 11 (11.70%) MSBuild
2 11 (11.70%) NSubstitute
2 11 (11.70%) NUnit
2 11 (11.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (7.45%) Bitbucket
3 7 (7.45%) Selenium
4 6 (6.38%) SonarQube
4 6 (6.38%) Subversion
4 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.38%) Zephyr
5 5 (5.32%) Gradle
5 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.70%) Retail
4 6 (6.38%) Local Government
5 3 (3.19%) Military
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Automotive
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Automation Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Architect
5 10 (10.64%) Agile Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Transformation Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Business Transformation Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Business Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (5.32%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Change Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Programme Manager
10 5 (5.32%) Project Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.26%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) RESTful
1 5 (5.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) EDI
2 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) IVR
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (27.66%) Project Management
4 18 (19.15%) Programme Management
5 14 (14.89%) Change Management
5 14 (14.89%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.70%) Asset Management
8 10 (10.64%) DevOps
8 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.64%) Target Operating Model
8 10 (10.64%) TOGAF
9 9 (9.57%) Content Management
9 9 (9.57%) Migration
10 8 (8.51%) CRM
10 8 (8.51%) Document Management
10 8 (8.51%) ITIL
11 7 (7.45%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.45%) Service Management
11 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) C#
2 12 (12.77%) Java
3 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.19%) SQL
4 3 (3.19%) VB
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.26%) PMP
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.06%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Ansible
1 11 (11.70%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) SAP
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Genesys
4 3 (3.19%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.06%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) OpenText
5 1 (1.06%) Tableau