Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 353 403 387
Rank change year-on-year +50 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 287 538 602
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 383 421
Median daily rate £515 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £298 £338
90th Percentile £813 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.75 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.50% +58.72% -11.27%
10th Percentile £31.21 £28.79 £16.42
90th Percentile £48.25 £58.13 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.75 £28.83
% change year-on-year -23.50% +58.72% -23.08%

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 40,250 79,150 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.41% 87.28% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,362 52,132 57,814
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,419 2,121 2,312
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.92 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.40% +13.25% -12.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.80 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.42 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.75 £20.31
% change year-on-year -3.16% +16.94% -21.88%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Transformation.

Daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Transformation over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Transformation.

Hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Transformation over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Transformation in the UK

Business Transformation
Top 17 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 27 May 2020. 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 +53 250 £505 +1.00% 36
UK excluding London +25 151 £450 -10.00% 33
London +85 119 £550 +2.33% 12
South East +92 49 £446 -10.75% 2
North of England +42 30 £510 +7.37% 10
South West +53 26 £425 +2.41% 4
Work from Home +16 22 £588 +193.75% 2
Scotland +25 19 £431 -4.17% 3
North West +34 18 £501 +5.37% 5
East of England +51 14 £505 -1.94% 1
Midlands +51 7 £444 -11.25% 7
North East +26 7 £1,250 +163.16% 2
Yorkshire +25 5 £550 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +39 4 £450 -10.00%
Wales +17 4 £345 -46.92% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 5
West Midlands +45 1 £413 -17.50% 7

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Business Transformation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 88 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (29.27%) Finance
3 56 (19.51%) Project Management
3 56 (19.51%) Change Management
4 48 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (13.24%) Oracle
6 37 (12.89%) Project Delivery
7 33 (11.50%) Public Sector
7 33 (11.50%) ERP
8 32 (11.15%) Programme Management
9 31 (10.80%) CRM
10 29 (10.10%) Microsoft
11 28 (9.76%) PRINCE2
11 28 (9.76%) AWS
11 28 (9.76%) DevOps
12 27 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (9.41%) Security Cleared
12 27 (9.41%) Azure
13 25 (8.71%) Data Architecture
14 22 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (7.67%) SAP
14 22 (7.67%) Migration
14 22 (7.67%) Scrum
15 21 (7.32%) Analytics
16 20 (6.97%) Coaching
16 20 (6.97%) SC Cleared
16 20 (6.97%) Management Information System
17 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (6.62%) ITIL
18 18 (6.27%) MS Visio

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 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.35%) SAS
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.27%) MS Visio
3 15 (5.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.53%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (4.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (1.05%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.35%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.76%) AWS
2 27 (9.41%) Azure
3 5 (1.74%) Office 365
3 5 (1.74%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.05%) Boomi
4 3 (1.05%) GCP
4 3 (1.05%) SaaS
4 3 (1.05%) Serverless
5 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) Broadband
2 4 (1.39%) Skype
3 2 (0.70%) Firewall
3 2 (0.70%) Network Security
3 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.35%) 4G
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.09%) Big Data
2 5 (1.74%) SAP HANA
3 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (1.39%) Power BI
3 4 (1.39%) Spatial Data
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.70%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.35%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.27%) JIRA
2 5 (1.74%) Selenium
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (0.70%) Protractor
4 1 (0.35%) JUnit
4 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (29.27%) Finance
2 33 (11.50%) Public Sector
3 17 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.53%) Law
5 12 (4.18%) Legal
6 9 (3.14%) Billing
7 7 (2.44%) Banking
8 6 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.09%) Retail
9 5 (1.74%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.74%) Marketing
10 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.70%) Military
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 51 (17.77%) Project Manager
2 50 (17.42%) Analyst
3 39 (13.59%) Architect
4 29 (10.10%) Programme Manager
5 25 (8.71%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.71%) Transformation Manager
6 16 (5.57%) Change Manager
6 16 (5.57%) IT Manager
6 16 (5.57%) Test Analyst
7 15 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.88%) Consultant
8 14 (4.88%) Developer
8 14 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.18%) Business Manager
9 12 (4.18%) Business Transformation Manager
9 12 (4.18%) ERP Manager
9 12 (4.18%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (4.18%) Transformation Project Manager
10 11 (3.83%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (3.48%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.83%) Web Services
2 8 (2.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (2.09%) CSS
3 6 (2.09%) HTML
4 4 (1.39%) React
5 3 (1.05%) .NET
5 3 (1.05%) CSS3
5 3 (1.05%) HTML5
6 2 (0.70%) Angular 2
6 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.70%) NgRx
6 2 (0.70%) Redux
6 2 (0.70%) REST
6 2 (0.70%) RESTful
6 2 (0.70%) RxJS
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (0.70%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.35%) Kafka
7 1 (0.35%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.97%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.57%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.14%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.44%) User Experience
6 4 (1.39%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.39%) PMI
7 3 (1.05%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.05%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.05%) FMCG
7 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.05%) Life Science
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 1 (0.35%) CMDB
9 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.44%) Linux
2 4 (1.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.51%) Change Management
2 56 (19.51%) Project Management
3 48 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (12.89%) Project Delivery
5 33 (11.50%) ERP
6 32 (11.15%) Programme Management
7 31 (10.80%) CRM
8 28 (9.76%) DevOps
8 28 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 25 (8.71%) Data Architecture
10 22 (7.67%) Migration
10 22 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.67%) Scrum
11 21 (7.32%) Analytics
12 20 (6.97%) Coaching
13 19 (6.62%) ITIL
14 18 (6.27%) Decision-Making
15 17 (5.92%) Data Governance
15 17 (5.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (3.14%) Java
3 7 (2.44%) SQL
4 6 (2.09%) Python
5 3 (1.05%) C
5 3 (1.05%) C#
6 2 (0.70%) ES6
6 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.70%) VBA
7 1 (0.35%) Clojure
7 1 (0.35%) Java 8
7 1 (0.35%) R
7 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.23%) Degree
4 12 (4.18%) CISM
5 11 (3.83%) CISSP
6 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.74%) PMP
7 4 (1.39%) Avaya Certification
7 4 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.39%) ISEB
7 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.70%) APMP
9 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.83%) COBIT
3 10 (3.48%) PMO
4 9 (3.14%) QA
5 8 (2.79%) NCSC
6 3 (1.05%) SLA
7 2 (0.70%) GDPR
8 1 (0.35%) GxP
8 1 (0.35%) IFRS
8 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.35%) PSD2
8 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Ansible
1 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
2 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) Mesos
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (13.24%) Oracle
2 29 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.67%) SAP
4 14 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.48%) Ariba
6 6 (2.09%) Avaya
7 4 (1.39%) EMC
7 4 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.05%) Dell
9 2 (0.70%) Concur
9 2 (0.70%) Google
9 2 (0.70%) Guidewire
9 2 (0.70%) Intapp
9 2 (0.70%) VMware
9 2 (0.70%) Workday
10 1 (0.35%) Cerillion
10 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.35%) Tableau
10 1 (0.35%) Xerox