Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 133 143
Rank change year-on-year -33 +10 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 28 38 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.87% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.04% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 39
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £355 £313 £350
90th Percentile £525 £750 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.65 £28.72 -
% change year-on-year -21.14% - -

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 4,228 3,637 5,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.52% 83.42% 83.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 2,299 2,964
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £542
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 125 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +27.27% -26.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.67
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.10 £38.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -23 10 £500 +2.56% 1
Coventry -10 7 £500 +8.11% 2
Solihull -3 4 £450 +24.14%
Warwickshire +3 2 £506 +12.50%
Herefordshire -5 2 £410 +21.48%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) PaaS
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Energy Management
5 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
6 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Value Proposition
6 2 (7.14%) GDPR
6 2 (7.14%) Power BI
6 2 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (7.14%) Office 365
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Tableau
6 2 (7.14%) IaaS

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 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.14%) Power BI
1 2 (7.14%) QlikView
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Digital Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) CRM Architect
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Development DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.14%) GDPR Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Chief Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
1 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Energy Management
5 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Value Proposition
6 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) SAP