Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 147 175
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 +1
Contract jobs citing Digital Transformation Programme 64 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.96% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 38
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £384 £353 £325
90th Percentile £545 £538 £566
England median daily rate £500 £500 £477
% change year-on-year - +4.82% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -

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 4,307 3,657 4,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.31% 83.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,587 2,296 2,895
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 133 112
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.92 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.38 £49.50 £38.98
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
% change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +8 28 £450 +20.00%
Birmingham -7 15 £488 - 6
Shropshire -27 12 £450 +5.88% 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Digital Transformation Programme
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) Scrum
3 24 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (32.81%) Web Services
5 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
6 18 (28.13%) Kanban
6 18 (28.13%) C#
6 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) .NET
7 17 (26.56%) HTML
7 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
7 17 (26.56%) CSS
7 17 (26.56%) MVC
7 17 (26.56%) TDD
8 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (25.00%) BDD
8 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (25.00%) SOLID
9 14 (21.88%) Dapper ORM
9 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (15.63%) Content Management
11 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Content Management
11 9 (14.06%) Java
11 9 (14.06%) SQL
11 9 (14.06%) Documentum
12 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (12.50%) DevOps

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 9 (14.06%) Documentum
2 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 2 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
4 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
1 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.56%) GoCD
4 1 (1.56%) Grunt
4 1 (1.56%) gulp
4 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Local Government
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Agile Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Documentum Developer
4 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Azure Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Transformation
8 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.69%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Digital User Researcher
9 2 (3.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) Web Services
2 18 (28.13%) .NET
3 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.56%) CSS
3 17 (26.56%) HTML
4 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (21.88%) Dapper ORM
6 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (6.25%) Middleware
8 3 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.69%) Sass
8 3 (4.69%) Sensu
9 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.13%) CSS3
9 2 (3.13%) HTML5
9 2 (3.13%) JSON
9 2 (3.13%) LESS
10 1 (1.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (45.31%) Scrum
3 18 (28.13%) Kanban
4 17 (26.56%) MVC
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
5 16 (25.00%) BDD
5 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.00%) SOLID
6 10 (15.63%) Content Management
7 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Content Management
8 8 (12.50%) DevOps
9 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.38%) ERP
10 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.69%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.69%) Open Source
12 3 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.69%) SDLC
12 3 (4.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) C#
1 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) Java
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.69%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) ES6
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) WCAG
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
1 3 (4.69%) Kibana
1 3 (4.69%) logstash
1 3 (4.69%) Terraform
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Zend