Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 323 368
Rank change year-on-year -36 +45 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 674 795 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 514 517
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.04% +12.50%
10th Percentile £319 £293 £325
90th Percentile £725 £696 £757
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £38.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -60.97% +50.71%
10th Percentile £21.48 £14.50 £25.89
90th Percentile £56.88 £19.60 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £38.43
% change year-on-year +125.00% -60.97% +22.00%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -57 604 £500 +5.26% 39
UK excluding London +24 388 £465 +3.33% 25
London -100 263 £525 +2.69% 15
South East -23 98 £493 +10.67% 9
North of England +22 80 £425 -5.56% 5
Midlands +19 75 £475 +5.56% 7
West Midlands +32 63 £475 +0.21% 6
Scotland +30 46 £345 -8.00% 1
South West +18 44 £475 +5.56% 1
East of England +5 36 £550 -6.38% 2
North West +9 35 £475 -20.83% 3
Yorkshire -8 35 £400 -4.76% 2
East Midlands 0 12 £475 +11.76% 1
North East +74 9 £363 -51.67%
Wales +15 8 £298 +3.48%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 224 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (26.85%) Finance
3 158 (23.44%) Project Management
4 135 (20.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (16.47%) Change Management
6 76 (11.28%) Business Analysis
7 73 (10.83%) Programme Management
7 73 (10.83%) SAP
8 68 (10.09%) PRINCE2
9 66 (9.79%) Migration
10 56 (8.31%) Banking
11 55 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (7.27%) ERP
12 49 (7.27%) Java
13 47 (6.97%) Telecoms
14 46 (6.82%) Security Cleared
15 43 (6.38%) PMO
16 42 (6.23%) Scrum
16 42 (6.23%) Oracle
17 41 (6.08%) CRM
17 41 (6.08%) Microsoft
18 40 (5.93%) Degree
19 39 (5.79%) Target Operating Model
20 38 (5.64%) Waterfall
21 37 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 37 (5.49%) DevOps
21 37 (5.49%) Retail
22 36 (5.34%) JIRA
23 35 (5.19%) Programme Delivery
24 34 (5.04%) Management Information System

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.08%) Confluence
3 13 (1.93%) CMS
4 7 (1.04%) Documentum
5 6 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.59%) JBoss
7 4 (0.59%) Jetty
7 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.30%) Hyperledger
9 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) CICS
10 1 (0.15%) IIS
10 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.78%) Maximo
2 8 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.74%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.59%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.45%) Primavera
6 3 (0.45%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.30%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.52%) SaaS
3 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.34%) Office 365
5 6 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 6 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.59%) PaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Veeva
9 2 (0.30%) Boomi
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.15%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.15%) npm
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.78%) WAN
2 10 (1.48%) SMS
3 9 (1.34%) LAN
4 7 (1.04%) Intranet
4 7 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.59%) AMQP
5 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.59%) Wireless
6 3 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.45%) H.323
6 3 (0.45%) ISDN
6 3 (0.45%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.45%) PBX
6 3 (0.45%) Skype
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.30%) HTTP
7 2 (0.30%) Internet
7 2 (0.30%) WLAN
8 1 (0.15%) BGP
8 1 (0.15%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.82%) Big Data
2 12 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.59%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.59%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.59%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.59%) MySQL
8 4 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.59%) QlikView
8 4 (0.59%) Redis
8 4 (0.59%) Riak
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (5.34%) JIRA
2 15 (2.23%) Selenium
3 12 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.63%) Ant
4 11 (1.63%) JUnit
4 11 (1.63%) Moq
4 11 (1.63%) MSBuild
4 11 (1.63%) NSubstitute
4 11 (1.63%) NUnit
4 11 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (1.19%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.89%) SonarQube
6 6 (0.89%) Subversion
6 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.89%) Zephyr
7 5 (0.74%) Gradle
7 5 (0.74%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 181 (26.85%) Finance
2 56 (8.31%) Banking
3 47 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 37 (5.49%) Retail
5 25 (3.71%) Marketing
6 16 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.93%) Local Government
8 11 (1.63%) Legal
9 10 (1.48%) Back Office
9 10 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.19%) Automotive
10 8 (1.19%) Front Office
11 6 (0.89%) Billing
12 4 (0.59%) Electronics
12 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.59%) Publishing
13 3 (0.45%) Advertising
13 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Law
13 3 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (21.66%) Analyst
2 116 (17.21%) Project Manager
3 91 (13.50%) Business Analyst
4 63 (9.35%) Architect
5 58 (8.61%) Programme Manager
6 51 (7.57%) Developer
7 44 (6.53%) Transformation Manager
8 41 (6.08%) Change Manager
9 35 (5.19%) Consultant
10 31 (4.60%) Business Manager
11 30 (4.45%) Business Transformation Manager
12 23 (3.41%) IT Manager
13 21 (3.12%) Senior Manager
13 21 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (2.82%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (2.82%) Transformation Project Manager
15 18 (2.67%) Senior Business Analyst
16 17 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
16 17 (2.52%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.23%) REST
1 15 (2.23%) Spring
2 12 (1.78%) .NET
3 11 (1.63%) Hibernate
3 11 (1.63%) RESTful
3 11 (1.63%) Web Services
4 10 (1.48%) HTML
4 10 (1.48%) JPA
5 8 (1.19%) HTML5
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.74%) CSS
7 5 (0.74%) Kafka
7 5 (0.74%) SOAP
8 4 (0.59%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.59%) Gherkin
8 4 (0.59%) JMS
8 4 (0.59%) Middleware
8 4 (0.59%) Spring Security
8 4 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.37%) FMCG
4 16 (2.37%) User Experience
5 12 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.34%) IVR
8 8 (1.19%) Reinsurance
8 8 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.74%) Social Media
12 4 (0.59%) Fintech
12 4 (0.59%) PDA
12 4 (0.59%) PMI
13 3 (0.45%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.97%) Windows
2 8 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.89%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.74%) Unix
5 2 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (23.44%) Project Management
3 135 (20.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (16.47%) Change Management
5 76 (11.28%) Business Analysis
6 73 (10.83%) Programme Management
7 68 (10.09%) PRINCE2
8 66 (9.79%) Migration
9 49 (7.27%) ERP
10 42 (6.23%) Scrum
11 41 (6.08%) CRM
12 39 (5.79%) Target Operating Model
13 38 (5.64%) Waterfall
14 37 (5.49%) DevOps
14 37 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 35 (5.19%) Programme Delivery
16 33 (4.90%) TOGAF
17 32 (4.75%) Coaching
18 31 (4.60%) Collaborative Working
19 30 (4.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.27%) Java
2 23 (3.41%) C#
3 20 (2.97%) C
4 16 (2.37%) SQL
5 15 (2.23%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.93%) Python
7 8 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.19%) Ruby
8 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.74%) C++
9 4 (0.59%) Go
9 4 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.59%) Scala
9 4 (0.59%) Solidity
10 3 (0.45%) ABAP
10 3 (0.45%) R
10 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.45%) VB
11 2 (0.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 46 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 40 (5.93%) Degree
3 33 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.52%) PMP
5 14 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.93%) CISSP
7 11 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.63%) ISEB
8 9 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.19%) BC Cleared
10 7 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.89%) CBAP
11 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.59%) CCIE
13 4 (0.59%) IIBA
13 4 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.38%) PMO
2 24 (3.56%) QA
3 17 (2.52%) GDPR
4 9 (1.34%) SLA
5 7 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.45%) MiFID
8 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.15%) BS7666
9 1 (0.15%) IFRS
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (2.23%) Docker
2 6 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (2.37%) Ansible
1 16 (2.37%) Puppet
2 9 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.74%) Salt
5 4 (0.59%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.59%) Kibana
6 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.30%) Consul
7 2 (0.30%) Terraform
7 2 (0.30%) Zipkin
8 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (10.83%) SAP
2 42 (6.23%) Oracle
3 41 (6.08%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.67%) Cisco
5 17 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.93%) IBM
7 12 (1.78%) HP
8 9 (1.34%) Genesys
8 9 (1.34%) Informatica
8 9 (1.34%) Workday
9 8 (1.19%) Teradata
9 8 (1.19%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.04%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.04%) Bluefish Communications
10 7 (1.04%) FireEye
10 7 (1.04%) McAfee
10 7 (1.04%) Symantec
11 6 (0.89%) Pega
11 6 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.89%) VMware