The table below looks at the statistics for Workflow skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Workflow over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workflow
Rank 90 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Workflow 46 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 1.51% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.10% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
Average daily rate
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£367 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £140 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £40.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.21 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.08% -25.00%
Workflow
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2300 2095 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 71.94% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1065 1163
Average daily rate £375 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 106
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Workflow
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Workflow Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Workflow
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Workflow Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Workflow across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Workflow Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Workflow
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Workflow Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Workflow
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Manchester -6 28 £363 +20.83% 9
Cheshire +13 10 £375 +50.00% 4
Merseyside - 6 £425 -
Lancashire -26 3 £355 +13.60%
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Workflow 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 Workflow.

1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) SQL
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.48%) CRM
4 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.87%) UNIX
5 13 (15.66%) MVS
5 13 (15.66%) Middleware
5 13 (15.66%) Reference Data
6 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (14.46%) Oracle
7 11 (13.25%) Migration
8 10 (12.05%) SAP
8 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.84%) ABAP
9 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
10 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.64%) Retail
10 8 (9.64%) Data Architecture
10 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (8.43%) Data Integration
11 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (8.43%) Windows
11 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
11 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.23%) Web Dynpro
12 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
12 6 (7.23%) ETL

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Workflow 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 Workflow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.41%) Confluence
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.20%) Mule
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Agresso
4 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.20%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.20%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) LDAP
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) VPN
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.23%) PowerCenter
3 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.61%) LSMW
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.41%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Billing
4 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Consultant
2 14 (16.87%) Architect
2 14 (16.87%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Technical Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.43%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) ABAP Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Trainer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (2.41%) Cognos Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.41%) ABAP Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) Middleware
2 6 (7.23%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (7.23%) Velocity
2 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) SAP Business Workflow
3 5 (6.02%) SOAP
4 4 (4.82%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.61%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (3.61%) BAPI
5 3 (3.61%) SAP ALE
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.20%) REST
7 1 (1.20%) WCF
7 1 (1.20%) WPF
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Reference Data
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.87%) UNIX
2 13 (15.66%) MVS
3 7 (8.43%) Windows
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) CRM
2 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
3 11 (13.25%) Migration
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.64%) Data Architecture
6 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (7.23%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (7.23%) Operations Management
7 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.23%) ETL
8 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.02%) OO
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.02%) Workflow Management
8 5 (6.02%) Coaching
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) ABAP
2 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
3 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.02%) C#
5 3 (3.61%) SAPscript
6 2 (2.41%) Java
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) VBA
7 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.41%) CISA
4 2 (2.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ACCA
5 1 (1.20%) CISM
5 1 (1.20%) CIMA
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) IIBA
5 1 (1.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) SAP
4 6 (7.23%) Adobe
4 6 (7.23%) Informatica
5 5 (6.02%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.82%) Nintex
6 4 (4.82%) Remedy
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) Cognos
7 2 (2.41%) CA
8 1 (1.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) BMC
8 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.20%) FrontRange
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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