Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Translating Business Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Translating Business Requirements over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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.

Translate Business Requirements
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 401 426 436
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10 -55
Contract jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 568 527 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 350 347
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £349 £273
90th Percentile £700 £630 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.21% - -

Translating Business Requirements 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 85,872 86,040 82,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.96% 85.85% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,696 57,535 54,541
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,175 2,028 2,386
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.00 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -0.41% +0.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.06 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.47 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.40% +6.67% -10.00%

Translating Business Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Translating Business Requirements in the UK

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in the UK

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Translating Business Requirements in the UK

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Translating Business Requirements in the UK

Translating Business Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Translating Business Requirements in the UK

Translating Business Requirements
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Translating Business Requirements within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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 +32 530 £475 - 95
UK excluding London +42 330 £425 -5.56% 63
London -33 230 £525 +6.17% 37
South East +19 121 £450 -5.26% 17
North of England -3 78 £400 -17.95% 20
Midlands +36 63 £440 +15.41% 15
Yorkshire +6 52 £400 -8.57% 9
East Midlands +34 32 £400 +39.13% 9
West Midlands +13 31 £450 +16.13% 6
Scotland +2 31 £412 -0.24% 4
North West -8 20 £513 +2.50% 11
East of England -3 18 £413 -10.81% 1
South West -23 18 £375 -16.67% 5
North East -7 6 £338 -35.41%
Wales -18 1 £550 +14.58% 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Translating Business Requirements 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 Translating Business Requirements.

1 200 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.64%) Finance
3 103 (18.13%) SQL
4 94 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (14.44%) Data Modelling
6 79 (13.91%) Microsoft
7 73 (12.85%) JavaScript
8 72 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (12.68%) Scrum
9 70 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (11.97%) User Stories
11 65 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 64 (11.27%) Degree
13 61 (10.74%) Oracle
14 59 (10.39%) Business Analysis
15 58 (10.21%) JSON
16 57 (10.04%) Project Management
16 57 (10.04%) SDLC
17 54 (9.51%) Visualisation
18 53 (9.33%) SQL Server
19 50 (8.80%) Windows
20 48 (8.45%) Java
21 47 (8.27%) Banking
22 45 (7.92%) Web Services
22 45 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
23 43 (7.57%) Logical Data Model
24 42 (7.39%) HTML
25 40 (7.04%) XML
25 40 (7.04%) Analytics
26 38 (6.69%) Waterfall

Translating Business Requirements
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 27 (4.75%) Confluence
2 26 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 23 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.23%) JBoss
6 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.88%) Apache
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.35%) SAS
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Documentum
11 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) InVision
7 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.18%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.58%) Maximo
3 6 (1.06%) Endur
4 5 (0.88%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.70%) CSG Singleview
5 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.70%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (0.70%) OPENHousing
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.75%) npm
4 17 (2.99%) Office 365
5 12 (2.11%) SaaS
6 10 (1.76%) PaaS
7 9 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.23%) Serverless
9 6 (1.06%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.88%) IaaS
11 4 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.70%) GitHub
12 3 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.82%) BGP
1 16 (2.82%) OSPF
1 16 (2.82%) WAN
2 15 (2.64%) LAN
3 14 (2.46%) DNS
3 14 (2.46%) MPLS
4 11 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.58%) Firewall
5 9 (1.58%) Network Security
6 8 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (1.41%) VPN
7 7 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (1.23%) SAN
8 6 (1.06%) HTTP
8 6 (1.06%) SSL
9 5 (0.88%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.88%) Internet
9 5 (0.88%) VPLS
10 4 (0.70%) DSL
10 4 (0.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 22 (3.87%) Big Data
6 20 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.35%) RDBMS
8 17 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (2.99%) Power BI
9 14 (2.46%) DB2
10 12 (2.11%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.76%) Snowflake Schema
12 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.41%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.41%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (6.69%) JIRA
2 30 (5.28%) webpack
3 23 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.70%) Babel
5 20 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.82%) Subversion
7 13 (2.29%) IntelliJ
8 10 (1.76%) Selenium
8 10 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.06%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.06%) JUnit
10 6 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.06%) Maven
10 6 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.88%) Grunt
11 5 (0.88%) gulp
12 4 (0.70%) Protractor
12 4 (0.70%) Sinon.JS
General
1 157 (27.64%) Finance
2 47 (8.27%) Banking
3 32 (5.63%) Marketing
4 23 (4.05%) Front Office
5 21 (3.70%) Retail
6 16 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.23%) Legal
9 6 (1.06%) Billing
9 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.88%) Games
10 5 (0.88%) Publishing
11 4 (0.70%) German Language
12 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Electronics
13 2 (0.35%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (28.70%) Analyst
2 138 (24.30%) Developer
3 130 (22.89%) Business Analyst
4 103 (18.13%) Architect
5 49 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (5.63%) Consultant
7 27 (4.75%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.40%) Data Modeller
9 17 (2.99%) Lead Developer
9 17 (2.99%) React Developer
9 17 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
9 17 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
10 16 (2.82%) .NET Developer
11 15 (2.64%) Java Developer
11 15 (2.64%) Technical Architect
12 14 (2.46%) Lead Architect
13 13 (2.29%) Cloud Architect
13 13 (2.29%) Lead Java Developer
14 12 (2.11%) Agile Business Analyst
14 12 (2.11%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.21%) JSON
2 45 (7.92%) Web Services
3 42 (7.39%) HTML
4 40 (7.04%) XML
5 37 (6.51%) .NET
6 33 (5.81%) React
7 30 (5.28%) RESTful
8 28 (4.93%) CSS
9 27 (4.75%) XSD
10 26 (4.58%) Redux
11 25 (4.40%) DOM
12 24 (4.23%) Node.js
13 23 (4.05%) REST
14 21 (3.70%) AngularJS
14 21 (3.70%) JSON Schema
15 19 (3.35%) Jest
16 18 (3.17%) CSS3
17 16 (2.82%) ASP.NET
17 16 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (2.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.69%) User Experience
3 28 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 17 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.64%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.11%) Fintech
10 10 (1.76%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.58%) Derivative
12 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.41%) FMCG
13 7 (1.23%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.06%) Swaptions
15 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
17 3 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 3 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.80%) Windows
2 25 (4.40%) Linux
3 22 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.70%) Android
5 20 (3.52%) Unix
6 14 (2.46%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.41%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.70%) Debian
9 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (14.44%) Data Modelling
3 72 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (12.68%) Scrum
4 70 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (11.97%) User Stories
6 65 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (10.39%) Business Analysis
8 57 (10.04%) Project Management
8 57 (10.04%) SDLC
9 54 (9.51%) Visualisation
10 43 (7.57%) Logical Data Model
11 40 (7.04%) Analytics
12 38 (6.69%) Migration
12 38 (6.69%) Waterfall
13 37 (6.51%) Acceptance Criteria
13 37 (6.51%) ITIL
14 36 (6.34%) Physical Data Model
14 36 (6.34%) UML
15 34 (5.99%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (18.13%) SQL
2 73 (12.85%) JavaScript
3 48 (8.45%) Java
4 31 (5.46%) C#
5 27 (4.75%) Python
6 21 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.29%) Java 8
8 12 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.76%) VB
9 10 (1.76%) VBA
10 8 (1.41%) Perl
10 8 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.06%) Cypher
12 5 (0.88%) ES6
12 5 (0.88%) R
12 5 (0.88%) Scala
13 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.53%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (11.27%) Degree
2 30 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.17%) ISEB
6 12 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.94%) CISSP
8 9 (1.58%) CCNP
9 8 (1.41%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.23%) CBAP
10 7 (1.23%) IIBA
10 7 (1.23%) ISSAP
11 6 (1.06%) CCIE
11 6 (1.06%) CISM
12 5 (0.88%) CCNA
13 4 (0.70%) CCSA
13 4 (0.70%) CCSE
13 4 (0.70%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.11%) QA
2 15 (2.64%) PMO
3 10 (1.76%) SLA
4 7 (1.23%) GDPR
5 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.70%) CDISC
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.35%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) GxP
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.11%) Docker
3 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.94%) Ansible
2 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.41%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.23%) Puppet
4 7 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.88%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.88%) Terraform
6 4 (0.70%) Kibana
6 4 (0.70%) logstash
7 3 (0.53%) SCCM
8 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.35%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.35%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.18%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) Opsview
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 61 (10.74%) Oracle
3 30 (5.28%) Tableau
4 29 (5.11%) Google
4 29 (5.11%) SAP
5 24 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (3.52%) Adobe
7 15 (2.64%) Cisco
8 13 (2.29%) Citrix
8 13 (2.29%) hybris
9 12 (2.11%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.11%) Cognos
9 12 (2.11%) F5
10 10 (1.76%) Informatica
11 9 (1.58%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.58%) Workday
12 8 (1.41%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.41%) Netezza
12 8 (1.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 8 (1.41%) Teradata