The table below looks at the statistics for Workflow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Workflow over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 53 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Workflow 13 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.66% 2.37% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 3.06% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £411 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £223 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +166.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
Workflow
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 621 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.43% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 295 243
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 31
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Workflow
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Workflow across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Workflow Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Workflow
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Workflow across the Cheshire region.

Workflow Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Workflow across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Workflow Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Workflow
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Workflow across the Cheshire region.

Workflow Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Workflow
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Workflow also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Workflow.

1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 30 (65.22%) Oracle
3 29 (63.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 26 (56.52%) Oracle EBS
5 25 (54.35%) PL/SQL
5 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
5 25 (54.35%) Security Cleared
6 23 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (47.83%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (43.48%) Oracle Applications
9 15 (32.61%) Finance
9 15 (32.61%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (17.39%) CRM
10 8 (17.39%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 6 (13.04%) Project Management
13 5 (10.87%) EAM
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle iProcurement
13 5 (10.87%) User Experience
14 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
14 4 (8.70%) .NET
15 3 (6.52%) C#
15 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
15 3 (6.52%) UNIX
15 3 (6.52%) Windows
15 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
15 3 (6.52%) Shell Script

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Workflow also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Workflow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (63.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (32.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Engagement Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Business Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Supply Chain Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) WF
3 2 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) XSL
4 1 (2.17%) XHTML
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.39%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) EAM
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) E-business
6 2 (4.35%) SOA
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.17%) Product Management
7 1 (2.17%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) ETL
7 1 (2.17%) ERP
7 1 (2.17%) Process Management
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Web Design
7 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) XPath
4 2 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) SC Cleared
1 25 (54.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Siebel
2 1 (2.17%) IBM
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian