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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 593 549 531
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -18
Contract jobs citing WFM 28 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 21
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £470
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.13 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +61.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +65.00%
WFM
UK

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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 7 £425 -6.84% 3
West Midlands -25 6 £410 +56.19% 2
North East -25 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 £665 -
London -24 2 £430 -9.47% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 £400 -5.88% 2
WFM
UK

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
2 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (16.67%) Kronos
3 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 9 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 9 (15.00%) Finance
4 9 (15.00%) MS Office
4 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.33%) SLA
5 8 (13.33%) Time Management
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.67%) Verint
6 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (10.00%) IVR
7 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (8.33%) CouchDB
8 5 (8.33%) RESTful
8 5 (8.33%) Velocity
8 5 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (8.33%) Genesys

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (8.33%) Node.js
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) SMS
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) CouchDB
1 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) GIS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
1 9 (15.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Retail Business Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Transition Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Resource Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.00%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.00%) HR Manager
7 3 (5.00%) PMO Officer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
8 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
1 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (8.33%) Aurelia
1 5 (8.33%) HTML
1 5 (8.33%) HTML5
1 5 (8.33%) RESTful
1 5 (8.33%) SAML
1 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (8.33%) Velocity
2 3 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) IVR
4 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) PMI
7 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) Social Media
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Project Management
2 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (13.33%) Time Management
5 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Coaching
6 6 (10.00%) CRM
6 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Line Management
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) ABAP
1 2 (3.33%) C
1 2 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Kronos
3 7 (11.67%) Verint
4 5 (8.33%) Genesys
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 4 (6.67%) Syclo
6 3 (5.00%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Avaya
7 2 (3.33%) BT
7 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.67%) Ceridian
8 1 (1.67%) RedPrairie