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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workflow
Rank 94 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1142 1006 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 1.91% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.58% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 595 654
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 29
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.02% +20.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.25 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £86.00 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.15 £36.07 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-74.62% +20.21%

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +1 1023 £401 +2.69% 304
London -16 500 £438 +2.94% 111
South East +2 166 £361 +3.21% 65
City of London -10 117 £450 - 38
Scotland +19 77 £435 +8.75% 5
West Midlands +22 76 £325 -8.83% 27
East of England +13 71 £410 +17.14% 20
North West +4 64 £350 +9.37% 22
Yorkshire +15 55 £275 -10.20% 28
Hampshire +8 52 £335 -0.74% 13
West Yorkshire +18 45 £275 +3.77% 22
South West -21 37 £413 +5.76% 16
Birmingham +22 36 £200 -29.20% 6
Manchester 0 32 £350 +3.70% 9
Leeds +10 29 £250 +13.63% 11
Surrey -9 26 £400 +6.66% 23
Berkshire -9 24 £419 +37.86% 11
Hertfordshire +2 23 £450 +1.12% 3
East Midlands +6 22 £375 +10.29% 6
Oxfordshire +7 21 £421 +29.61% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 20 £375 - 5
Glasgow +2 20 £450 +38.46% 2
Cheshire +15 19 £350 +40.00% 9
Edinburgh -2 19 £450 +12.50% 1
Wales -9 19 £275 -33.33% 2
Milton Keynes - 18 £375 - 2
Stirling +7 17 £450 - 1
South Wales +2 17 £275 -33.33% 2
Warwickshire 0 16 £331 -5.35% 7
Cardiff +9 15 £275 - 2

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 624 (27.01%) Finance
2 546 (23.64%) SQL
3 516 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
4 470 (20.35%) Oracle
5 469 (20.30%) Microsoft
6 387 (16.75%) .NET
7 344 (14.89%) Oracle Workflow
8 317 (13.72%) Windows
9 297 (12.86%) HTML
10 290 (12.55%) XML
10 290 (12.55%) SharePoint
11 281 (12.16%) JavaScript
12 278 (12.03%) CRM
13 269 (11.65%) SQL Server
14 258 (11.17%) C#
15 250 (10.82%) Banking
16 245 (10.61%) Security Cleared
17 244 (10.56%) Web Services
18 240 (10.39%) Migration
19 233 (10.09%) MS Excel
20 210 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
21 199 (8.61%) Project Management
22 198 (8.57%) Business Analysis
23 187 (8.10%) CSS
24 186 (8.05%) Java
25 177 (7.66%) Linux
26 175 (7.58%) SC Cleared
27 158 (6.84%) PL/SQL
27 158 (6.84%) UNIX
28 152 (6.58%) ASP.NET

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 344 (14.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 290 (12.55%) SharePoint
3 109 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 99 (4.29%) CMS
5 64 (2.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 63 (2.73%) WebSphere
7 47 (2.03%) FileNet
8 34 (1.47%) JBoss
9 33 (1.43%) Apache
9 33 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
10 28 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (1.17%) MS Exchange
12 26 (1.13%) WebLogic
13 25 (1.08%) IIS
14 20 (0.87%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.61%) Alfresco
17 13 (0.56%) Node.js
17 13 (0.56%) Documentum
17 13 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 233 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 118 (5.11%) MS Office
3 98 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 58 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (2.03%) MS Project
6 39 (1.69%) InfoPath
7 24 (1.04%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.26%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.13%) Mingle
12 3 (0.13%) DOC1
13 2 (0.087%) Maya
14 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 135 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 125 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 109 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 67 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
5 62 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
5 62 (2.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 60 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 40 (1.73%) Oracle Financials
8 35 (1.52%) Oracle iProcurement
9 27 (1.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 26 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
11 24 (1.04%) Markit EDM
11 24 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
12 22 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
12 22 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
13 21 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
14 19 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
15 17 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
15 17 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
16 15 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.00%) SaaS
3 21 (0.91%) Office 365
4 18 (0.78%) PaaS
5 10 (0.43%) Force.com
6 9 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.13%) IaaS
9 2 (0.087%) Heroku
9 2 (0.087%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.043%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 42 (1.82%) LDAP
3 40 (1.73%) Internet
4 38 (1.65%) Firewall
5 34 (1.47%) SAN
6 28 (1.21%) Intranet
7 25 (1.08%) SSL
8 24 (1.04%) DNS
9 22 (0.95%) HTTPS
9 22 (0.95%) WAN
10 20 (0.87%) LAN
11 18 (0.78%) Wireshark
12 16 (0.69%) MPLS
13 12 (0.52%) FTP
13 12 (0.52%) Network Security
14 11 (0.48%) VPN
15 10 (0.43%) HTTP
16 9 (0.39%) VoIP
16 9 (0.39%) Extranet
16 9 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 120 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 111 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
4 94 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 84 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 62 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 54 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 52 (2.25%) Relational Database
11 40 (1.73%) DB2
12 39 (1.69%) MySQL
13 31 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 29 (1.26%) PowerCenter
14 29 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
15 24 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (1.00%) Data Mining
17 22 (0.95%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 106 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 75 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
3 69 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (2.12%) Subversion
5 48 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 43 (1.86%) JIRA
7 37 (1.60%) Maven
8 35 (1.52%) ClearQuest
9 31 (1.34%) ClearCase
10 29 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.13%) Selenium
12 20 (0.87%) Jenkins
13 19 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
14 17 (0.74%) JUnit
15 16 (0.69%) SoapUI
16 14 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
17 13 (0.56%) TeamCity
18 12 (0.52%) Jasmine
19 11 (0.48%) Grunt
19 11 (0.48%) Bower
General
1 624 (27.01%) Finance
2 250 (10.82%) Banking
3 102 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 89 (3.85%) Retail
5 69 (2.99%) Front Office
6 67 (2.90%) Marketing
7 65 (2.81%) Back Office
8 58 (2.51%) Publishing
9 57 (2.47%) Telecoms
10 55 (2.38%) Legal
11 36 (1.56%) General Ledger
12 32 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 29 (1.26%) Billing
15 27 (1.17%) Advertising
16 23 (1.00%) Games
17 14 (0.61%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.43%) Law
19 10 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 701 (30.35%) Developer
2 599 (25.93%) Analyst
3 388 (16.80%) Business Analyst
4 293 (12.68%) Consultant
5 149 (6.45%) Architect
6 109 (4.72%) Project Manager
7 103 (4.46%) SharePoint Developer
8 84 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 84 (3.64%) Oracle Consultant
9 72 (3.12%) CRM Developer
10 69 (2.99%) Java Developer
11 59 (2.55%) SAP Consultant
12 58 (2.51%) Administrator
13 57 (2.47%) Senior Developer
14 56 (2.42%) Oracle Developer
15 55 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
16 51 (2.21%) Technical Consultant
17 50 (2.16%) C# Developer
18 44 (1.90%) Support Analyst
19 42 (1.82%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (16.75%) .NET
2 297 (12.86%) HTML
3 290 (12.55%) XML
4 244 (10.56%) Web Services
5 187 (8.10%) CSS
6 152 (6.58%) ASP.NET
7 117 (5.06%) WCF
8 99 (4.29%) jQuery
9 93 (4.03%) HTML5
10 78 (3.38%) SOAP
11 73 (3.16%) WF
12 66 (2.86%) Middleware
12 66 (2.86%) .NET Framework
13 62 (2.68%) REST
14 56 (2.42%) Ajax
15 53 (2.29%) J2EE
16 50 (2.16%) Silverlight
17 48 (2.08%) XSLT
18 47 (2.03%) JSP
19 46 (1.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 210 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 65 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 60 (2.60%) User Experience
5 57 (2.47%) Derivative
6 46 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (1.86%) Mainframe
8 39 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.52%) Reference Data
10 29 (1.26%) NHS
10 29 (1.26%) Open Source
11 25 (1.08%) Visualisation
12 21 (0.91%) Data Integration
13 18 (0.78%) GIS
14 17 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.74%) Fixed Income
14 17 (0.74%) Online Games
14 17 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 16 (0.69%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 317 (13.72%) Windows
2 177 (7.66%) Linux
3 158 (6.84%) UNIX
4 75 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (1.99%) CentOS
7 39 (1.69%) Windows XP
8 38 (1.65%) AIX
9 29 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.87%) MVS
11 20 (0.87%) Windows 2000
12 13 (0.56%) Solaris
13 10 (0.43%) HPUX
13 10 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.39%) Android
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (12.03%) CRM
3 240 (10.39%) Migration
4 199 (8.61%) Project Management
5 198 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 150 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
7 140 (6.06%) ITIL
7 140 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 136 (5.89%) Scrum
9 128 (5.54%) Data Modelling
10 122 (5.28%) TDD
11 121 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 106 (4.59%) Use Case
13 102 (4.42%) MVC
14 99 (4.29%) SOA
15 98 (4.24%) Change Management
16 97 (4.20%) Workflow Management
17 92 (3.98%) Data Migration
18 91 (3.94%) UML
19 89 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 546 (23.64%) SQL
2 281 (12.16%) JavaScript
3 258 (11.17%) C#
4 186 (8.05%) Java
5 158 (6.84%) PL/SQL
6 83 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 58 (2.51%) Python
8 49 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 44 (1.90%) C++
10 43 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 37 (1.60%) C
12 35 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 34 (1.47%) ABAP
14 33 (1.43%) Perl
15 25 (1.08%) PHP
16 22 (0.95%) VBA
17 19 (0.82%) Apex Code
17 19 (0.82%) Ruby
18 18 (0.78%) VBScript
18 18 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 175 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 130 (5.63%) Degree
4 46 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.52%) ISEB
7 26 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (0.91%) MCITP
9 21 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.69%) CISSP
11 15 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.48%) MCSE
13 10 (0.43%) CCNA
14 9 (0.39%) PMP
14 9 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.35%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.89%) QA
2 67 (2.90%) SLA
3 13 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.35%) EMIR
6 7 (0.30%) WCAG
7 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.17%) GPG13
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.087%) FATCA
10 2 (0.087%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.043%) Basel III
11 1 (0.043%) MiFID
11 1 (0.043%) HL7
11 1 (0.043%) DICOM
System Software
1 63 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.78%) Nmap
3 16 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.65%) VMware Server
5 9 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.26%) XenApp
6 6 (0.26%) Xen
7 5 (0.22%) MetaFrame
7 5 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.087%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.087%) NFS
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.087%) XenServer
10 2 (0.087%) vSphere
10 2 (0.087%) Docker
10 2 (0.087%) HDFS
11 1 (0.043%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (1.30%) Puppet
3 27 (1.17%) Nagios
4 19 (0.82%) SCCM
5 18 (0.78%) Nessus
5 18 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 14 (0.61%) Control-M
7 7 (0.30%) SCOM
7 7 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
7 7 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (0.30%) Cobbler
7 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
7 7 (0.30%) Opsview
8 6 (0.26%) Ansible
9 5 (0.22%) Salt
9 5 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
10 4 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
10 4 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 470 (20.35%) Oracle
2 469 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 127 (5.50%) SAP
4 95 (4.11%) HP
5 92 (3.98%) IBM
6 57 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (2.12%) VMware
8 45 (1.95%) Informatica
9 43 (1.86%) Remedy
10 42 (1.82%) Splunk
11 40 (1.73%) Siebel
12 39 (1.69%) Adobe
13 37 (1.60%) Business Objects
14 36 (1.56%) ServiceNow
15 35 (1.52%) Cisco
16 34 (1.47%) Nintex
17 31 (1.34%) Red Hat
18 26 (1.13%) BMC
19 25 (1.08%) TIBCO
20 20 (0.87%) FatWire
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