Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 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.

Digital Transformation Programmes/Projects
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 109 171
Rank change year-on-year -29 +62 -2
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 68 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.44% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.71% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 63 33
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £363
90th Percentile £640 £544 £525
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +16.67% +55.84%

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 4,426 4,040 5,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.09% 84.04% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,701 2,580 3,119
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £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 171 135 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.09% +32.87% -13.45%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 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 +1 26 £450 - 4
Shropshire -34 21 £620 +55.00% 8
Birmingham -14 16 £456 -6.41% 17
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £450 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Digital Transformation Programme
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 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 Digital Transformation Programme.

1 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Scrum
3 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
4 16 (23.53%) Java
4 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.53%) TDD
5 15 (22.06%) Content Management
5 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
5 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Content Management
5 15 (22.06%) Documentum
6 14 (20.59%) C#
6 14 (20.59%) Kanban
7 13 (19.12%) .NET
7 13 (19.12%) MVC
8 12 (17.65%) HTML
8 12 (17.65%) CSS
8 12 (17.65%) Web Services
8 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (16.18%) BDD
10 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (14.71%) SQL
11 9 (13.24%) Windows
11 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
11 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (13.24%) Dapper ORM
11 9 (13.24%) SOLID
12 8 (11.76%) User Experience

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 15 (22.06%) Documentum
2 7 (10.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.94%) Office 365
6 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.76%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) Selenium
4 4 (5.88%) Axure RP
4 4 (5.88%) Maven
4 4 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.88%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.47%) Grunt
7 1 (1.47%) gulp
7 1 (1.47%) JMeter
7 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Documentum Developer
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Designer
6 6 (8.82%) UX Designer
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Transformation
8 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Tester
9 3 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 12 (17.65%) CSS
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
2 12 (17.65%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (13.24%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (5.88%) Middleware
5 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (4.41%) LINQ
5 3 (4.41%) Sass
5 3 (4.41%) WCF
6 2 (2.94%) CSS3
6 2 (2.94%) HTML5
6 2 (2.94%) JSON
6 2 (2.94%) LESS
7 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.76%) User Experience
3 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) SCADA
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Scrum
3 16 (23.53%) TDD
4 15 (22.06%) Content Management
4 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Content Management
5 14 (20.59%) Kanban
6 13 (19.12%) MVC
7 11 (16.18%) BDD
7 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.24%) SOLID
9 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.29%) Open Source
11 6 (8.82%) Prototyping
11 6 (8.82%) Wireframes
12 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.35%) Change Management
12 5 (7.35%) DevOps
12 5 (7.35%) Workshop Facilitation
13 4 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Java
1 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.59%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) ES6
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) WCAG
3 1 (1.47%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Ansible
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
1 4 (5.88%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.47%) QRadar
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle
1 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.47%) BT
4 1 (1.47%) CommVault
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Intel
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec