The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15  
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.12% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -1.38% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 - £38.72

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 374 484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.52% 78.57% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 267 373
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 18
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £72.50 £16.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in South Wales

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in South Wales

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in South Wales

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £400 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £298 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Business Transformation
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebFOCUS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle