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 2 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 77 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Workflow 68 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.87% 1.24% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.70% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 21
Average daily rate
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£519 £397 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £22.60 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +41.26%
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
2766 2240 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.22% 73.11% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1187 891
Average daily rate £388 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 98 81
Average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
Cheshire +21 34 £385 +40.00% 6
Manchester +3 23 £513 +37.76% 10
Lancashire -1 8 £570 +14.00%
Merseyside - 1 £450 - 1
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 39 (31.97%) SQL
2 35 (28.69%) Oracle
3 33 (27.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 28 (22.95%) Finance
5 26 (21.31%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (19.67%) SAP
6 24 (19.67%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (18.03%) CRM
7 22 (18.03%) PL/SQL
8 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.39%) Oracle Forms
10 17 (13.93%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (13.11%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (10.66%) Middleware
13 12 (9.84%) Project Management
13 12 (9.84%) Java
14 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
15 10 (8.20%) Migration
15 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
16 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
16 9 (7.38%) HTML
17 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
17 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
17 8 (6.56%) UNIX
17 8 (6.56%) Windows
17 8 (6.56%) XML
17 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
17 8 (6.56%) Integration Testing

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 33 (27.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.28%) Documentum
3 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.64%) SAS
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.28%) MS Office
4 2 (1.64%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.82%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (13.93%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (13.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.74%) SAP HR
4 7 (5.74%) SAP Payroll
5 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (2.46%) SAP APO
7 3 (2.46%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (1.64%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.82%) Exstream
9 1 (0.82%) HFM
9 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) DHCP
1 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.82%) MS Access
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.46%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.46%) WiX
2 3 (2.46%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (22.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Developer
2 20 (16.39%) Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Consultant
4 16 (13.11%) Architect
4 16 (13.11%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Project Manager
5 13 (10.66%) Technical Architect
6 8 (6.56%) SAP Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Business Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Administrator
8 6 (4.92%) SAP HR Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Business Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) SAP Workflow Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Middleware
2 9 (7.38%) HTML
3 8 (6.56%) XML
4 7 (5.74%) CSS
4 7 (5.74%) Web Services
5 6 (4.92%) WCF
6 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.28%) jQuery
6 4 (3.28%) .NET
6 4 (3.28%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (3.28%) SAP Basis
6 4 (3.28%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.46%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (2.46%) LINQ
8 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.82%) Ajax
9 1 (0.82%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.82%) WF
9 1 (0.82%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.28%) FMCG
2 4 (3.28%) User Experience
3 3 (2.46%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.64%) Statistics
4 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.82%) Informatics
5 1 (0.82%) Life Science
5 1 (0.82%) CMDB
5 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) UNIX
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) MVS
2 7 (5.74%) VME
3 3 (2.46%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) CRM
2 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.84%) Project Management
4 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.20%) Migration
6 8 (6.56%) Open Source
6 8 (6.56%) Integration Testing
6 8 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.74%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.92%) ERP
8 6 (4.92%) Workflow Management
9 5 (4.10%) Data Management
9 5 (4.10%) Process Management
9 5 (4.10%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) SQL
2 22 (18.03%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.84%) Java
4 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.56%) Scala
5 7 (5.74%) C#
6 5 (4.10%) ABAP
7 3 (2.46%) Python
7 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.46%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) MCITP
5 2 (1.64%) MCP
5 2 (1.64%) MCSE
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) MBA
6 1 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) FINREP
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) SCOM
1 3 (2.46%) Puppet
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) SAP
3 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.74%) HP
5 5 (4.10%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.28%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.64%) Informatica
7 2 (1.64%) Adobe
7 2 (1.64%) Nintex
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) Teradata
8 1 (0.82%) Capita
8 1 (0.82%) BMC
8 1 (0.82%) Facebook
8 1 (0.82%) Twitter
8 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) Remedy
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