Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 144 151
Rank change year-on-year +25 +7 -47
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 64 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.31% 0.96% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.15% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 18
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +3.43% +14.69%
10th Percentile £359 £344 £303
90th Percentile £663 £700 £658
England median daily rate £500 £475 £499
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.76% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £51.25 - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% -55.22% +31.37%

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 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Transformation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 +20 23 £488 +18.18% 1
Coventry +11 7 £475 - 2
Warwickshire -7 7 £450 -5.26%
Staffordshire - 3 £475 -
Solihull +8 2 £363 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £817 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 - 1
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Project Management
3 13 (20.31%) Finance
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.50%) Retail
6 8 (12.50%) Change Management
6 8 (12.50%) ERP
7 7 (10.94%) Matrix Management
8 6 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (7.81%) Six Sigma
9 5 (7.81%) Workflow
9 5 (7.81%) Automotive
9 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.81%) SaaS
10 4 (6.25%) PDM
10 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.25%) Data Management
10 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) Business Development
10 4 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 4 (6.25%) DevOps

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 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) SMS
1 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) ADSL
3 1 (1.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.06%) Programme Manager
3 8 (12.50%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Change Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Workflow Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Lean Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.13%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) PMO Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) PMO Lead
8 2 (3.13%) Programme Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) CSS3
2 1 (1.56%) Flash
2 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.56%) JDBC
2 1 (1.56%) JSON
2 1 (1.56%) RESTful
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
2 1 (1.56%) Struts
2 1 (1.56%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.50%) Change Management
4 8 (12.50%) ERP
5 7 (10.94%) Matrix Management
6 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (7.81%) Six Sigma
7 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.81%) Workflow
8 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Business Development
8 4 (6.25%) Data Management
8 4 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (6.25%) PDM
8 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
1 1 (1.56%) C#
1 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
1 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PMO
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) CODA
5 1 (1.56%) IFS
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.56%) Meraki
5 1 (1.56%) Workday