Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 May 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 145 146
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 26 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.60% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.74% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 26
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -16.28% +16.22%
10th Percentile £355 £341 £322
90th Percentile £531 £660 £613
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.75 £37.48 £55.00
% change year-on-year -20.61% -31.86% +100.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,104 3,518 4,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.74% 81.55% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,536 2,200 2,541
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 140 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.43 £51.60 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

Business Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Transformation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Transformation in the West Midlands

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Transformation in the West Midlands

Business Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Transformation in the West Midlands

Business Transformation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Transformation in the West Midlands

Business Transformation
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Birmingham -10 11 £450 -28.00%
Warwickshire -3 5 £419 -6.94%
Herefordshire +4 2 £410 +21.48%
Solihull -3 2 £563 - 1
Coventry -10 1 - - 1
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Workflow
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) QlikView
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving

Business Transformation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.69%) Power BI
1 2 (7.69%) QlikView
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Coach
5 2 (7.69%) Change Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Development DBA
5 2 (7.69%) GDPR Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior PMO
6 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Value Proposition
7 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft