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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 99 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Workflow 51 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 1.28% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.76% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 24
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£380 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £165 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+54.01% +46.09%
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
2963 2214 1927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.64% 72.90% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1193 967
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 87
Average hourly rate £37.97 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.91 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 29 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 +17 29 £353 +28.18% 6
Manchester -11 18 £475 +31.57% 11
Lancashire -7 1 £300 -41.46% 1
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 43 (34.13%) SQL
2 35 (27.78%) Oracle
3 33 (26.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 31 (24.60%) Finance
5 26 (20.63%) Oracle EBS
6 25 (19.84%) SAP
7 24 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (18.25%) CRM
8 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.46%) PL/SQL
10 20 (15.87%) Oracle Forms
11 17 (13.49%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (12.70%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
14 13 (10.32%) Middleware
14 13 (10.32%) Project Management
15 12 (9.52%) XML
15 12 (9.52%) HTML
15 12 (9.52%) Java
15 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
16 11 (8.73%) CSS
16 11 (8.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
16 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (7.94%) Business Analysis
18 9 (7.14%) Integration Testing
18 9 (7.14%) Migration
18 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
19 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (26.19%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.17%) Documentum
3 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.79%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (13.49%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (12.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (5.56%) SAP HR
5 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (2.38%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (2.38%) SAP APO
8 2 (1.59%) SAP MDM
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.79%) Magento
9 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.79%) Exstream
9 1 (0.79%) HFM
9 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) DHCP
1 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.38%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.38%) WiX
2 3 (2.38%) MSBuild
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 31 (24.60%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
5 4 (3.17%) General Ledger
5 4 (3.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Consultant
4 16 (12.70%) Architect
4 16 (12.70%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 13 (10.32%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.76%) Business Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) SAP HR Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Business Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.97%) Administrator
11 5 (3.97%) SAP Workflow Consultant
12 4 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) Middleware
2 12 (9.52%) HTML
2 12 (9.52%) XML
3 11 (8.73%) CSS
4 7 (5.56%) Web Services
5 6 (4.76%) WCF
6 4 (3.17%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (3.17%) SAP Basis
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.38%) .NET
7 3 (2.38%) LINQ
7 3 (2.38%) jQuery
7 3 (2.38%) SAP Business Workflow
7 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.79%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.76%) NHS
3 4 (3.17%) FMCG
4 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Statistics
5 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Life Science
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) UNIX
1 8 (6.35%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) MVS
2 7 (5.56%) VME
3 3 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) CRM
2 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.32%) Project Management
5 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (7.94%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Migration
8 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.35%) Open Source
8 8 (6.35%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.97%) OO
11 5 (3.97%) ERP
11 5 (3.97%) Workflow Management
11 5 (3.97%) SDLC
12 4 (3.17%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) SQL
2 22 (17.46%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.52%) Java
4 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.35%) Scala
5 6 (4.76%) C#
6 5 (3.97%) ABAP
7 3 (2.38%) Python
7 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.38%) Perl
8 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) MCITP
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.59%) MCP
5 2 (1.59%) MCSE
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MBA
6 1 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) FINREP
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) SCOM
1 3 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Oracle
2 25 (19.84%) SAP
3 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.56%) HP
5 5 (3.97%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.17%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.59%) Informatica
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) Teradata
8 1 (0.79%) Altiris
8 1 (0.79%) Capita
8 1 (0.79%) AppSense
8 1 (0.79%) Zend
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.79%) Remedy
8 1 (0.79%) BMC
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