The first table below looks at the demand for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 395 405 410
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing WFM 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.027% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £256
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +65.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17554 18265 19519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.38% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12346 12640 12895
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 272 362
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
WFM
England

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in London

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in London

WFM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the London region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in London

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in London

WFM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the London region over the 3 months to 14 July 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
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) MS Office
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.29%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) RNC
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
5 4 (14.29%) iPhone
5 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 4 (14.29%) Product Management
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (14.29%) iPad
5 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (14.29%) ATM
5 4 (14.29%) GSM
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Windows XP

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) TWiki
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SDH
1 4 (14.29%) UMTS
1 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
1 4 (14.29%) ATM
1 4 (14.29%) GSM
1 4 (14.29%) RNC
1 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.57%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) PBX
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Programmer
2 4 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) CAD Operator
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (14.29%) LAMP
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) CSS3
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 4 (14.29%) iPhone
1 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.29%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) BPR
6 2 (7.14%) CAD
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) E-Procurement
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Ruby
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 4 (14.29%) Apple
2 4 (14.29%) AppSense
2 4 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (10.71%) Kronos
4 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Nortel
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco