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 3 months to 24 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 98 109
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 15 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.46% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.76% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 9
Median daily rate £450 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +35.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £470
% change year-on-year +1.12% -5.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2495 1842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.64% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1489 1158
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.05 £44.00
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 in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Business Transformation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +6 8 £450 -21.73% 2
Coventry +8 1 £750 +66.66% 2
Warwickshire +7 1 £238 -44.11%
Solihull - 1 £450 - 1
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Transformation.

1 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 3 (9.38%) SAP
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) Google
7 3 (9.38%) Social Media
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (6.25%) PMO
8 2 (6.25%) Primavera
8 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) BCP
9 1 (3.13%) OOP
9 1 (3.13%) Avaya
9 1 (3.13%) PMP

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 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Primavera
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Change Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Head of Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) BCP
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
8 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Avaya
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Concur
3 1 (3.13%) Genesys
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Verint