The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 534 515 518
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing WFM 66 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 21
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£281 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £145 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £500 £423
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39260 35774 37216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.92% 74.53% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25511 22670 22103
Average daily rate £424 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1033 1389
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in England

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in England

WFM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in England

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in England

WFM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
East of England -6 13 £243 -51.50% 1
London -11 8 £450 +20.00% 5
West Midlands -13 8 £268 - 2
South East -29 8 £450 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -8 7 £360 +176.92% 2
South West -34 2 - -
East Midlands - - - -
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WFM 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 WFM.

1 34 (25.56%) IVR
2 32 (24.06%) Telecoms
3 24 (18.05%) Finance
3 24 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.05%) Verint
4 23 (17.29%) MS Excel
4 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.29%) Genesys
6 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (12.03%) OO
8 15 (11.28%) Ruby
8 15 (11.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (10.53%) Retail
9 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.53%) CMS
9 14 (10.53%) PBX
10 13 (9.77%) CRM
10 13 (9.77%) Avaya
10 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.77%) Line Management
11 12 (9.02%) Migration
11 12 (9.02%) Data Analysis
11 12 (9.02%) Project Management
11 12 (9.02%) SAP
12 11 (8.27%) Ericsson
12 11 (8.27%) SLA
12 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
12 11 (8.27%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (7.52%) Product Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WFM 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 WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.53%) CMS
2 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.26%) IIS
3 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.75%) TWiki
Applications
1 23 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.26%) MS Project
5 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.75%) MS Office
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.75%) Maximo
1 1 (0.75%) SAP SCM
1 1 (0.75%) CA Clarity
1 1 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) PBX
2 8 (6.02%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (5.26%) GSM
3 7 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 7 (5.26%) RNC
3 7 (5.26%) SDH
3 7 (5.26%) UMTS
3 7 (5.26%) ATM
3 7 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 5 (3.76%) MPLS
4 5 (3.76%) WAN
5 3 (2.26%) SMTP
5 3 (2.26%) Firewall
5 3 (2.26%) Broadband
5 3 (2.26%) FTP
5 3 (2.26%) HTTP
5 3 (2.26%) DNS
5 3 (2.26%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.26%) SSL
5 3 (2.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.77%) SAP BI
3 4 (3.01%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.26%) Crystal Enterprise
4 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) StarTeam
General
1 32 (24.06%) Telecoms
2 24 (18.05%) Finance
3 14 (10.53%) Retail
4 6 (4.51%) Back Office
5 5 (3.76%) Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.50%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Analyst
2 15 (11.28%) Developer
2 15 (11.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 14 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Programmer
4 13 (9.77%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 7 (5.26%) Field Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Business Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Telephony Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Change Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Telephony Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
11 3 (2.26%) Genesys Engineer
11 3 (2.26%) Planning Manager
11 3 (2.26%) Hyperion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (7.52%) LAMP
3 9 (6.77%) HTML5
3 9 (6.77%) CSS3
3 9 (6.77%) HTML
3 9 (6.77%) CSS
4 3 (2.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.56%) IVR
2 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.52%) Windows
2 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.03%) OO
3 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.77%) CRM
4 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (9.77%) Line Management
5 12 (9.02%) Migration
5 12 (9.02%) Project Management
5 12 (9.02%) Data Analysis
6 11 (8.27%) Test Scripting
7 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.52%) Product Management
8 9 (6.77%) Analytics
9 7 (5.26%) Change Control
9 7 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.26%) Validation
10 6 (4.51%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (4.51%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) Ruby
2 3 (2.26%) Erlang
3 2 (1.50%) VB
4 1 (0.75%) ABAP
4 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.50%) PMP
2 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.50%) CAPM
2 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Verint
2 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.29%) Genesys
4 13 (9.77%) Avaya
5 12 (9.02%) SAP
6 11 (8.27%) Ericsson
7 10 (7.52%) Nortel
8 9 (6.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 8 (6.02%) HP
10 5 (3.76%) Cisco
10 5 (3.76%) BT
11 4 (3.01%) Siemens
11 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (3.01%) Oracle
11 4 (3.01%) Empirix
12 3 (2.26%) Hyperion
12 3 (2.26%) Sybase
12 3 (2.26%) Business Objects
12 3 (2.26%) Cognos
13 2 (1.50%) Citrix
London
EDT Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 days ago