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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 105 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Workflow 58 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 0.87% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.17% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 23
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£475 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.17% +24.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £342 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £428 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.12 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.06 £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-36.71% +146.75%
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
3459 2300 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.90% 74.15% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2130 1275 1052
Average daily rate £413 £366 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 102 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 September 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 September 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
Manchester -13 22 £450 +20.96% 23
Lancashire +3 16 £518 +45.77% 3
Cheshire -7 13 £353 -17.05% 2
Merseyside -10 3 £535 +25.76% 1
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 45 (32.14%) SQL
1 45 (32.14%) Finance
2 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
3 40 (28.57%) CRM
4 28 (20.00%) Oracle
5 26 (18.57%) Middleware
5 26 (18.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 25 (17.86%) SAP
7 23 (16.43%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (15.00%) UNIX
9 20 (14.29%) MVS
10 18 (12.86%) Oracle Reports
10 18 (12.86%) PL/SQL
11 17 (12.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 16 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
14 14 (10.00%) HTML
14 14 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 13 (9.29%) XML
15 13 (9.29%) CSS
16 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
16 12 (8.57%) Project Management
16 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
16 12 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
17 11 (7.86%) Migration
17 11 (7.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
18 9 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (18.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.86%) Documentum
4 2 (1.43%) SAS
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.71%) MS Office
3 5 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (16.43%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (12.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (5.00%) SAP HR
5 7 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (2.14%) SAP APO
7 3 (2.14%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.43%) SAP MDM
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.71%) Exstream
9 1 (0.71%) HFM
9 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.71%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) ATM
1 3 (2.14%) ISDN
1 3 (2.14%) VoIP
1 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.29%) WiX
3 6 (4.29%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 45 (32.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.57%) Marketing
4 4 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Developer
1 30 (21.43%) Analyst
2 23 (16.43%) Architect
3 21 (15.00%) Consultant
4 18 (12.86%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.29%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.29%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Systems Manager
9 7 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) CRM Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (4.29%) SAP HR Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Business Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.57%) Middleware
2 14 (10.00%) HTML
3 13 (9.29%) CSS
3 13 (9.29%) XML
4 9 (6.43%) WCF
5 7 (5.00%) .NET
6 6 (4.29%) Web Services
6 6 (4.29%) LINQ
7 4 (2.86%) SAP Basis
7 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (2.86%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.14%) jQuery
8 3 (2.14%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (2.14%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.71%) Flash
10 1 (0.71%) Symfony
10 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.29%) NHS
3 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.86%) FMCG
4 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.43%) User Experience
5 2 (1.43%) Statistics
5 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) UNIX
2 20 (14.29%) MVS
3 7 (5.00%) VME
4 5 (3.57%) Windows
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) CRM
2 16 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 12 (8.57%) Project Management
4 12 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 11 (7.86%) Migration
5 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.71%) DSDM
6 8 (5.71%) UML
6 8 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 8 (5.71%) Open Source
7 7 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (5.00%) SOA
7 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (4.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.57%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.14%) SQL
2 18 (12.86%) PL/SQL
3 9 (6.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.71%) C#
4 8 (5.71%) Java
4 8 (5.71%) Scala
5 4 (2.86%) ABAP
6 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) VBScript
7 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.43%) MCP
4 2 (1.43%) MCSE
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.43%) MCITP
4 2 (1.43%) APMP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MBA
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) FINREP
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) SCOM
2 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.00%) Oracle
3 25 (17.86%) SAP
4 5 (3.57%) LANDesk
5 4 (2.86%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.14%) HP
7 2 (1.43%) Informatica
7 2 (1.43%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) Teradata
8 1 (0.71%) Altiris
8 1 (0.71%) Capita
8 1 (0.71%) AppSense
8 1 (0.71%) Zend
8 1 (0.71%) Facebook
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) Nintex
8 1 (0.71%) Remedy
8 1 (0.71%) BMC
8 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
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