The table below looks at the statistics for Workflow skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Workflow over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workflow
Rank 139 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +4
Contract jobs citing Workflow 959 1159 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 2.08% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.74% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 707 663
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 20
Average hourly rate £25.12 £21.75 £19.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% +12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.88 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £48.90 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.06 £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-36.71% +146.75%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Workflow
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Workflow Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Workflow
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Workflow within the UK.

Workflow Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Workflow within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Workflow Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Workflow
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Workflow within the UK.

Workflow Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Workflow
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Workflow within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Workflow Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Workflow
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -51 836 £425 - 249
London -46 420 £438 -2.77% 111
South East -35 154 £409 +9.09% 33
City of London -34 80 £450 - 31
Scotland -26 70 £375 -14.28% 6
North West +3 61 £475 +27.17% 27
Berkshire -11 48 £525 +29.62% 13
Yorkshire -46 46 £318 -15.33% 16
West Yorkshire -37 41 £300 -25.00% 12
Hampshire +3 40 £421 +29.61% 5
South West -8 39 £450 +12.50% 11
East of England -9 39 £375 -6.25% 15
West Midlands -23 38 £375 +33.92% 23
Leeds -27 36 £300 +33.33% 9
Reading +4 34 £525 +75.00% 8
East Midlands -7 22 £375 -11.76% 13
Manchester -13 21 £450 +20.96% 20
Edinburgh -21 20 £363 -19.44% 2
Surrey -24 19 £399 +2.96% 8
Cheshire +3 17 £353 -17.05% 2
Essex +9 16 £375 - 3
Lancashire +3 16 £518 +45.77% 3
Oxfordshire -15 16 £325 +3.17% 3
Glasgow -4 15 £375 -16.66% 3
Blackpool -12 14 £526 +48.23% 1
Wales +2 12 £300 -27.71% 3
South Wales -2 11 £300 -27.71% 3
Derbyshire +5 10 £425 - 6
Birmingham -15 10 £408 +103.75% 7
Oxford -15 10 £250 -33.33%

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 502 (26.06%) Finance
2 439 (22.79%) SQL
3 379 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
4 315 (16.36%) Microsoft
5 301 (15.63%) Oracle
6 270 (14.02%) .NET
7 253 (13.14%) JavaScript
8 251 (13.03%) Java
9 238 (12.36%) HTML
10 228 (11.84%) SQL Server
11 220 (11.42%) C#
12 219 (11.37%) Windows
13 210 (10.90%) Project Management
14 208 (10.80%) CRM
14 208 (10.80%) Business Analysis
15 203 (10.54%) Oracle Workflow
16 201 (10.44%) Banking
17 198 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
18 190 (9.87%) SharePoint
19 187 (9.71%) ITIL
20 178 (9.24%) Web Services
21 177 (9.19%) MS Excel
22 175 (9.09%) XML
22 175 (9.09%) CSS
23 161 (8.36%) Degree
24 151 (7.84%) Migration
25 148 (7.68%) SAP
26 130 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
27 128 (6.65%) SOA
28 121 (6.28%) UNIX

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 203 (10.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 190 (9.87%) SharePoint
3 90 (4.67%) CMS
4 81 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 59 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 47 (2.44%) IIS
7 33 (1.71%) JBoss
8 27 (1.40%) K2 blackpearl
9 25 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 24 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 23 (1.19%) FileNet
12 21 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.04%) Apache
13 20 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.88%) SAS
15 16 (0.83%) Node.js
16 13 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (0.67%) Confluence
16 13 (0.67%) Drupal
17 11 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 177 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 109 (5.66%) MS Office
3 73 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 45 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (2.13%) MS Project
6 34 (1.77%) InfoPath
7 23 (1.19%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.62%) AutoCAD
10 11 (0.57%) Maya
10 11 (0.57%) Siemens NX
11 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.26%) CATIA
13 3 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 71 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 61 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 24 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
6 20 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
7 19 (0.99%) Markit EDM
8 17 (0.88%) Oracle TCA
8 17 (0.88%) WebTrends
9 15 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
9 15 (0.78%) Agresso
10 14 (0.73%) TIBCO iProcess
11 13 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
12 12 (0.62%) Teamcenter
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
13 11 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
13 11 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
14 10 (0.52%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.25%) Office 365
2 22 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.93%) IaaS
4 17 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.42%) SaaS
8 7 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.31%) Boomi
9 6 (0.31%) Force.com
9 6 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (0.21%) Taleo
11 3 (0.16%) PaaS
11 3 (0.16%) GitHub
12 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.052%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.052%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.17%) Internet
2 57 (2.96%) Intranet
3 49 (2.54%) SAN
4 37 (1.92%) DNS
5 36 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.71%) LDAP
7 26 (1.35%) Firewall
8 23 (1.19%) Extranet
9 19 (0.99%) NAS
10 17 (0.88%) Network Security
10 17 (0.88%) DHCP
11 15 (0.78%) HTTP
11 15 (0.78%) SSL
12 10 (0.52%) FTP
12 10 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.42%) VoIP
14 7 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 61 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 61 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
6 38 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
6 38 (1.97%) MySQL
7 35 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 28 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 25 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (1.04%) Big Data
12 20 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (0.93%) MongoDB
15 17 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 52 (2.70%) JIRA
3 45 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
6 27 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 26 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 22 (1.14%) Maven
9 18 (0.93%) JDeveloper
10 16 (0.83%) Subversion
11 11 (0.57%) NUnit
11 11 (0.57%) Selenium
12 10 (0.52%) Grunt
12 10 (0.52%) gulp
13 9 (0.47%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.47%) SoapUI
14 7 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (0.36%) Yeoman
14 7 (0.36%) Bower
14 7 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 502 (26.06%) Finance
2 201 (10.44%) Banking
3 88 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 81 (4.21%) Marketing
5 74 (3.84%) Retail
6 59 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 57 (2.96%) Legal
8 44 (2.28%) Front Office
9 43 (2.23%) Back Office
10 39 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.87%) Advertising
12 26 (1.35%) Publishing
12 26 (1.35%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.25%) Billing
14 22 (1.14%) General Ledger
15 20 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.88%) Law
17 13 (0.67%) Games
18 9 (0.47%) Local Government
19 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 521 (27.05%) Developer
2 479 (24.87%) Analyst
3 308 (15.99%) Business Analyst
4 203 (10.54%) Architect
5 182 (9.45%) Consultant
6 118 (6.13%) Project Manager
7 82 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 68 (3.53%) Administrator
9 62 (3.22%) Support Analyst
10 54 (2.80%) Applications Support
11 50 (2.60%) SharePoint Developer
12 42 (2.18%) Java Developer
13 39 (2.02%) Technical Architect
14 35 (1.82%) .NET Developer
14 35 (1.82%) Oracle Consultant
15 32 (1.66%) Oracle Developer
15 32 (1.66%) SAP Consultant
15 32 (1.66%) Systems Analyst
15 32 (1.66%) Designer
15 32 (1.66%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (14.02%) .NET
2 238 (12.36%) HTML
3 178 (9.24%) Web Services
4 175 (9.09%) XML
4 175 (9.09%) CSS
5 90 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 82 (4.26%) HTML5
7 78 (4.05%) jQuery
8 75 (3.89%) .NET Framework
9 66 (3.43%) Middleware
10 65 (3.37%) WCF
11 58 (3.01%) REST
12 53 (2.75%) SOAP
13 38 (1.97%) AngularJS
14 37 (1.92%) Ajax
15 36 (1.87%) JSON
15 36 (1.87%) XSLT
16 34 (1.77%) CSS3
17 33 (1.71%) Spring
18 32 (1.66%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 198 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.69%) User Experience
4 63 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 49 (2.54%) Derivative
7 45 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (2.34%) NHS
8 36 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 30 (1.56%) CMDB
11 25 (1.30%) GIS
12 24 (1.25%) Credit Risk
13 22 (1.14%) Data Integration
14 20 (1.04%) Equities
14 20 (1.04%) Social Media
15 19 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
16 17 (0.88%) Statistics
16 17 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 219 (11.37%) Windows
2 121 (6.28%) UNIX
3 118 (6.13%) Linux
4 40 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (1.82%) CentOS
7 31 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.30%) Solaris
9 21 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.04%) MVS
11 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.83%) Android
13 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.57%) AIX
14 7 (0.36%) VME
15 6 (0.31%) SUSE
16 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (10.90%) Project Management
3 208 (10.80%) CRM
3 208 (10.80%) Business Analysis
4 187 (9.71%) ITIL
5 151 (7.84%) Migration
6 130 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
7 128 (6.65%) SOA
8 116 (6.02%) PRINCE2
8 116 (6.02%) Change Management
8 116 (6.02%) Use Case
9 114 (5.92%) SDLC
10 111 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 107 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 101 (5.24%) Scrum
13 99 (5.14%) Service Management
14 96 (4.98%) Data Modelling
15 90 (4.67%) Content Management
16 83 (4.31%) Analytics
17 82 (4.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 439 (22.79%) SQL
2 253 (13.14%) JavaScript
3 251 (13.03%) Java
4 220 (11.42%) C#
5 88 (4.57%) PL/SQL
6 60 (3.12%) C
7 58 (3.01%) Python
8 57 (2.96%) C++
9 53 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 51 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 48 (2.49%) PHP
12 42 (2.18%) Perl
13 38 (1.97%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.66%) ABAP
15 31 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 30 (1.56%) VBA
16 30 (1.56%) Scala
17 26 (1.35%) VB
18 19 (0.99%) VBScript
19 17 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (8.36%) Degree
2 115 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 25 (1.30%) PMP
7 24 (1.25%) ISEB
8 17 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.78%) MCSE
10 14 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (0.47%) MCITP
12 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.36%) CISSP
13 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.31%) MCP
14 5 (0.26%) CCNA
14 5 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.21%) MCSD
15 4 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.43%) QA
2 43 (2.23%) SLA
3 22 (1.14%) EMIR
4 20 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.62%) ISO 9000
8 10 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.52%) MiFID
9 7 (0.36%) FINREP
10 5 (0.26%) FATCA
10 5 (0.26%) COBIT
10 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) COSO
12 3 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.16%) GCP
13 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.052%) BS7666
14 1 (0.052%) GMP
System Software
1 40 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 15 (0.78%) vSphere
5 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (0.67%) VMware Server
7 12 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.36%) NFS
9 5 (0.26%) Varnish
10 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.21%) Docker
11 3 (0.16%) HDFS
12 2 (0.10%) GPFS
12 2 (0.10%) Ceph
12 2 (0.10%) vCloud
12 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.052%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.052%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 32 (1.66%) Puppet
2 19 (0.99%) SCOM
3 18 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.93%) Control-M
4 14 (0.73%) SCCM
5 11 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.31%) Nagios
9 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.26%) MOM
10 5 (0.26%) Kibana
10 5 (0.26%) Ansible
10 5 (0.26%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.21%) SnapMirror
11 4 (0.21%) SnapVault
12 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 315 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 301 (15.63%) Oracle
3 148 (7.68%) SAP
4 96 (4.98%) HP
5 84 (4.36%) IBM
6 64 (3.32%) VMware
7 50 (2.60%) Informatica
8 45 (2.34%) ServiceNow
9 44 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (2.13%) Cisco
10 41 (2.13%) Nintex
11 40 (2.08%) Adobe
12 38 (1.97%) Sybase
13 37 (1.92%) Pega
14 36 (1.87%) Red Hat
15 35 (1.82%) Remedy
16 33 (1.71%) BMC
17 30 (1.56%) Google
18 26 (1.35%) Splunk
19 25 (1.30%) CA
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