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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 512 505 514
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing WFM 72 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 23
Average daily rate
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£330 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £145 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £520 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £500 £423
% change year-on-year
-45.75% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
39013 35351 37639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.93% 74.46% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24966 22370 22280
Average daily rate £415 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 978 1417
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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
South East -6 16 £463 -7.50% 2
East of England -10 16 £250 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire -2 11 £318 +144.23% 1
London +11 8 £450 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -17 8 £268 - 2
South West -27 3 £470 -14.54%
East Midlands - - - - 1
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (23.14%) Telecoms
1 28 (23.14%) IVR
2 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
4 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 20 (16.53%) Finance
5 20 (16.53%) Verint
6 18 (14.88%) OO
6 18 (14.88%) Genesys
7 15 (12.40%) SAP
7 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.40%) CMS
7 15 (12.40%) Ruby
7 15 (12.40%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (11.57%) Retail
9 13 (10.74%) PBX
9 13 (10.74%) Project Management
9 13 (10.74%) Line Management
9 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
10 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.92%) Data Analysis
11 11 (9.09%) CRM
12 10 (8.26%) LAMP
12 10 (8.26%) Product Management
13 9 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.44%) HTML5
13 9 (7.44%) CSS3
13 9 (7.44%) CSS
13 9 (7.44%) HTML

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (12.40%) CMS
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) TWiki
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) MS Project
5 2 (1.65%) MS Office
5 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.48%) SAP MRS
3 1 (0.83%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) PBX
2 7 (5.79%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (5.79%) RNC
2 7 (5.79%) SDH
2 7 (5.79%) UMTS
2 7 (5.79%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.79%) ATM
2 7 (5.79%) GSM
3 6 (4.96%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SAP BI
2 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.31%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (23.14%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.53%) Finance
3 14 (11.57%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Back Office
5 4 (3.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) German Language
6 2 (1.65%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.65%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (33.88%) Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Business Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (10.74%) Programmer
3 13 (10.74%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.61%) Consultant
5 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 7 (5.79%) Field Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.31%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (3.31%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Telephony Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Planning Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Hyperion Consultant
8 3 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.40%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (8.26%) LAMP
3 9 (7.44%) HTML5
3 9 (7.44%) CSS3
3 9 (7.44%) CSS
3 9 (7.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.14%) IVR
2 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Windows 7
1 7 (5.79%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.88%) OO
3 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.74%) Project Management
4 13 (10.74%) Line Management
4 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
5 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.92%) Data Analysis
6 11 (9.09%) CRM
7 10 (8.26%) Product Management
8 9 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.79%) Migration
10 6 (4.96%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (4.96%) Change Management
10 6 (4.96%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.13%) Coaching
11 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) Ruby
2 3 (2.48%) Erlang
2 3 (2.48%) ABAP
3 2 (1.65%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.65%) PMP
2 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.65%) CAPM
2 2 (1.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.53%) Verint
3 18 (14.88%) Genesys
4 15 (12.40%) SAP
5 9 (7.44%) Ericsson
6 8 (6.61%) Avaya
6 8 (6.61%) HP
7 7 (5.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (3.31%) Empirix
8 4 (3.31%) Siemens
8 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.48%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle
10 2 (1.65%) Nortel
11 1 (0.83%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 1 (0.83%) Ceridian
11 1 (0.83%) Adobe
11 1 (0.83%) Niku
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.83%) Kronos
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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