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 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 311 341
Rank change year-on-year -47 +30  
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 276 391 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.87% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 275 268
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £733 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £465
% change year-on-year -2.77% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £21.25 - £38.72
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 - £38.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 - £39.00
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
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

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Top 11 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 3 months to 28 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
England -61 247 £480 +0.52% 79
UK excluding London +5 168 £438 -2.77% 46
London -61 96 £530 -3.63% 39
South East +24 47 £493 +10.67% 3
North of England +31 45 £390 -8.23% 15
Midlands -10 32 £450 -14.28% 12
Scotland +41 14 £400 -24.24% 4
South West -2 12 £410 -3.52% 3
East of England +3 9 £403 -32.91% 6
Wales +5 7 £375 +7.14% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £620 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 170 (32.32%) Finance
2 137 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 126 (23.95%) Project Management
4 121 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (17.30%) Change Management
6 64 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (11.41%) SAP
8 53 (10.08%) Telecoms
9 52 (9.89%) Banking
10 50 (9.51%) PRINCE2
10 50 (9.51%) ERP
11 46 (8.75%) Target Operating Model
12 45 (8.56%) Migration
13 41 (7.79%) Microsoft
13 41 (7.79%) Business Analysis
13 41 (7.79%) Security Cleared
14 39 (7.41%) Oracle
15 37 (7.03%) Retail
16 36 (6.84%) Programme Management
17 34 (6.46%) CRM
18 33 (6.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 32 (6.08%) SC Cleared
19 32 (6.08%) Analytics
20 30 (5.70%) ITIL
21 26 (4.94%) TOGAF
22 25 (4.75%) SDLC
23 24 (4.56%) Scrum
24 23 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
24 23 (4.37%) Degree
24 23 (4.37%) DevOps

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 12 (2.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
2 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.57%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.38%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) Drupal
4 2 (0.38%) Kentico
4 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) CICS
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.19%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.76%) Primavera
5 4 (0.76%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.57%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.38%) Magento
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.38%) Pega PRPC
8 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.19%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.09%) SaaS
3 9 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.33%) Office 365
5 6 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.14%) PaaS
6 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.57%) IaaS
7 3 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Akamai
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.19%) Route 53
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.33%) Intranet
2 6 (1.14%) Firewall
3 5 (0.95%) NetScaler
3 5 (0.95%) WAN
4 4 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (0.76%) LAN
4 4 (0.76%) Skype
5 3 (0.57%) BGP
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.57%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 3 (0.57%) OSPF
5 3 (0.57%) Wireless
6 2 (0.38%) CTI
6 2 (0.38%) DNS
6 2 (0.38%) HTTP
6 2 (0.38%) SMS
6 2 (0.38%) SSL
6 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.14%) Power BI
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.95%) Big Data
5 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.76%) DB2
6 3 (0.57%) OLAP
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.57%) QlikView
6 3 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.38%) DataStage
7 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.38%) MySQL
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.38%) QualityStage
7 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.19%) GIS
8 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (1.14%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) Toad
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Composer
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 170 (32.32%) Finance
2 53 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 52 (9.89%) Banking
4 37 (7.03%) Retail
5 21 (3.99%) Marketing
6 16 (3.04%) Back Office
7 11 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.52%) French Language
8 8 (1.52%) Front Office
8 8 (1.52%) Legal
9 7 (1.33%) Electronics
10 6 (1.14%) Local Government
11 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.57%) Advertising
12 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.57%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (23.00%) Project Manager
2 112 (21.29%) Analyst
3 78 (14.83%) Business Analyst
4 73 (13.88%) Architect
5 47 (8.94%) Change Manager
6 37 (7.03%) Transformation Manager
7 28 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (5.13%) Consultant
9 26 (4.94%) Business Manager
10 22 (4.18%) Business Transformation Manager
11 21 (3.99%) Business Architect
11 21 (3.99%) Senior Manager
12 20 (3.80%) Programme Manager
13 19 (3.61%) Business Change Manager
13 19 (3.61%) IT Manager
13 19 (3.61%) Transformation Project Manager
14 15 (2.85%) Business Project Manager
14 15 (2.85%) Business Transformation Project Manager
14 15 (2.85%) Developer
14 15 (2.85%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.90%) Middleware
2 6 (1.14%) .NET
2 6 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.76%) XML
4 3 (0.57%) JNI
4 3 (0.57%) REST
4 3 (0.57%) Web Services
5 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.38%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.38%) RESTful
5 2 (0.38%) SOAP
5 2 (0.38%) Velocity
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) SAML
6 1 (0.19%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.09%) User Experience
4 10 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.33%) FMCG
8 5 (0.95%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (0.95%) Social Media
9 4 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.76%) PMI
10 3 (0.57%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.57%) Equities
10 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.57%) iPad
10 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.52%) Windows
2 7 (1.33%) Linux
3 2 (0.38%) AIX
3 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.19%) CentOS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 126 (23.95%) Project Management
3 121 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (17.30%) Change Management
5 50 (9.51%) ERP
5 50 (9.51%) PRINCE2
6 46 (8.75%) Target Operating Model
7 45 (8.56%) Migration
8 41 (7.79%) Business Analysis
9 36 (6.84%) Programme Management
10 34 (6.46%) CRM
11 33 (6.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 32 (6.08%) Analytics
13 30 (5.70%) ITIL
14 26 (4.94%) TOGAF
15 25 (4.75%) SDLC
16 24 (4.56%) Scrum
17 23 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (4.37%) DevOps
17 23 (4.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.04%) SQL
2 9 (1.71%) C
2 9 (1.71%) Java
3 8 (1.52%) C#
4 3 (0.57%) C++
5 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.38%) Python
5 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.38%) VBA
6 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.19%) COBOL
6 1 (0.19%) Go
6 1 (0.19%) Perl
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) R
6 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.37%) Degree
4 11 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.09%) PMP
5 8 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (0.95%) CCNP
9 4 (0.76%) CCIE
9 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.57%) CIPD
10 3 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.38%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.61%) PMO
2 12 (2.28%) QA
3 7 (1.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.14%) EFQM
5 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.38%) MiFID
8 1 (0.19%) COSO
8 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) GAMP
8 1 (0.19%) GCP
8 1 (0.19%) GMP
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.38%) Ansible
2 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.19%) Grafana
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (11.41%) SAP
2 41 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.41%) Oracle
4 11 (2.09%) Cisco
5 7 (1.33%) VMware
6 6 (1.14%) IBM
7 5 (0.95%) Avaya
7 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.57%) Citrix
9 3 (0.57%) Genesys
9 3 (0.57%) Google
9 3 (0.57%) HP
9 3 (0.57%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.57%) Pega
9 3 (0.57%) Progress
9 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.57%) ServiceNow
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Rate: £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £900 to £950 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FinTech London Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £19.97 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
FT Select
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago