The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 402 426 400
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Contract jobs citing WFM 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.026% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£426 £394 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -28.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £405
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
WFM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
City of London - 1 £534 -
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Product Management
4 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) LAMP
5 3 (12.50%) Kronos
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) MS Office
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) iPhone
6 2 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (8.33%) CAPM
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) TWiki
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Programmer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) CAD Operator
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (16.67%) LAMP
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.33%) iPhone
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Product Management
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) BPR
6 2 (8.33%) CAD
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CAPM
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Kronos
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) AppSense
4 1 (4.17%) Verint
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle