The table below looks at the statistics for Workflow skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Workflow over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 25 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Workflow 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.88% 3.41% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.91% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £223 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -52.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 179 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.63% 87.32% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Workflow
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Workflow Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Workflow
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Workflow Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Workflow
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Workflow Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Workflow
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#