The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 68 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.19 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.59%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 743 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.06% 79.13% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 447 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WFM
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WFM.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VXML
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) VXML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco