Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 129 148
Rank change year-on-year -55 +19 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Transformation 23 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 1.18% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.41% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 35
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.21% +3.32%
10th Percentile £322 £358 £356
90th Percentile £745 £713 £710
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £51.25 -
England median hourly rate £23.34 £42.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -45.08% +183.33% -58.29%

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 4,361 3,972 5,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.96% 84.03% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,653 2,534 3,117
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 135 149
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.09% +31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.25 £10.64
90th Percentile £37.75 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Coventry -11 8 £500 +5.26% 2
Solihull +5 5 £413 +13.79% 1
Birmingham -19 5 £448 -8.21% 7
Warwickshire +2 1 £550 +37.50%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £650 -
Business Transformation
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 8 (34.78%) Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Workshop Facilitation
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
4 3 (13.04%) Energy Management
4 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) PaaS
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming

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 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) CRM Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Director
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
1 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Workshop Facilitation
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Energy Management
4 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Prism
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau