Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Transformation was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Digital Transformation
England > South West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 197 213
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Transformation 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.095% 0.071% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.074% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
South West median daily rate £475 £363 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -42.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £311 £613
90th Percentile £695 £424 £638
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,986 5,374 5,565
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.35% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,757 3,370 3,594
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 249 344
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +30.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.47 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.55 £50.00 £46.43
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

Digital Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Digital Transformation in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Transformation in the South West

Digital Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Transformation in the South West

Digital Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Transformation in the South West over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Transformation in the South West

Digital Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Transformation within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Bristol -7 1 £475 - 1
Wiltshire -26 1 £800 +88.24%
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Devon - 1 £375 -
Digital Transformation
England

Digital Transformation Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Digital Transformation contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region featuring Digital Transformation in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop

Digital Transformation Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP