Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Digital Transformation Programme skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Transformation Programme over the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Digital Transformation Programmes/Projects
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 171 160
Rank change year-on-year +58 -11 -1
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 76 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.68% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 29 13
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £376 £373 £332
90th Percentile £550 £583 £468
England median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.47 £19.25
% change year-on-year +100.40% -9.27% -

Digital Transformation Programme 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 3989 4825 4017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.88% 82.76% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2570 2891 2275
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £547
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 129 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.06 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.27% -8.05% -
10th Percentile £11.74 £10.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

Digital Transformation Programme
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Transformation Programme in the West Midlands

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Transformation Programme in the West Midlands

Digital Transformation Programme
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Transformation Programme in the West Midlands

Digital Transformation Programme
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 Digital Transformation Programme within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 December 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 +17 27 £488 +2.63% 2
Coventry +29 23 £450 -5.26% 1
Shropshire +12 5 £400 -11.11% 3
Warwickshire +1 4 £494 +7.34%
Staffordshire - 3 £400 -
Digital Transformation Programme
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 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 Digital Transformation Programme.

1 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (47.37%) Scrum
3 26 (34.21%) HTML
3 26 (34.21%) CSS
4 23 (30.26%) TDD
5 21 (27.63%) Kanban
5 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
5 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (27.63%) BDD
6 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 20 (26.32%) C#
6 20 (26.32%) .NET
7 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 19 (25.00%) MVC
8 17 (22.37%) SOLID
9 16 (21.05%) DevOps
9 16 (21.05%) Web Services
10 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
10 15 (19.74%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
11 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
12 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (17.11%) Dapper ORM
13 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
13 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (13.16%) SQL
15 9 (11.84%) Social Media
15 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery

Digital Transformation Programme
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 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.32%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.32%) Route 53
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) SMS
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.89%) Legal
1 6 (7.89%) Publishing
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Designer
4 12 (15.79%) Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 11 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Digital Project Manager
6 10 (13.16%) Azure Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) Digital Business Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Architect
9 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Content Designer
10 5 (6.58%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Manager
11 4 (5.26%) Change Manager
11 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
11 4 (5.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) CSS
1 26 (34.21%) HTML
2 20 (26.32%) .NET
3 16 (21.05%) Web Services
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
6 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (17.11%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (6.58%) Symfony
8 3 (3.95%) Ajax
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (3.95%) CSS3
8 3 (3.95%) Django
8 3 (3.95%) HTML5
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
8 3 (3.95%) Play Framework
8 3 (3.95%) REST
8 3 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.84%) Social Media
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) Smart Meter
4 4 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (47.37%) Scrum
3 23 (30.26%) TDD
4 21 (27.63%) BDD
4 21 (27.63%) Kanban
5 19 (25.00%) MVC
6 17 (22.37%) SOLID
7 16 (21.05%) DevOps
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
10 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.53%) Project Management
12 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.53%) Web Design
13 7 (9.21%) Front End Development
13 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (7.89%) Microservices
14 6 (7.89%) Service Design
14 6 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) C#
1 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) PHP
4 4 (5.26%) Ruby
5 3 (3.95%) Scala
6 2 (2.63%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
1 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 2 (2.63%) Ansible
2 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) collectd
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) logstash
3 1 (1.32%) Salt
3 1 (1.32%) StatsD
3 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Zend
2 3 (3.95%) Avaya
2 3 (3.95%) Verint
3 2 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.32%) SaltStack