The table below looks at the statistics for Workflow skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Workflow over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workflow
Rank 93 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Workflow 42 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.68% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.22% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 29
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+91.64% -35.06%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Workflow
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Workflow Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Workflow
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Workflow Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Workflow across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Workflow Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Workflow
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Workflow across the West Midlands region.

Workflow Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Workflow
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +5 18 £345 +11.29% 5
Warwickshire +1 4 £375 - 4
Coventry -12 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Staffordshire +10 3 £250 -44.44% 1
Herefordshire +7 2 £488 +25.80%
Walsall +3 1 - -
Shropshire -36 1 - -
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 26 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.00%) SQL
3 21 (21.00%) .NET
4 20 (20.00%) Oracle
4 20 (20.00%) C#
4 20 (20.00%) Migration
4 20 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (19.00%) Finance
5 19 (19.00%) XML
5 19 (19.00%) SharePoint
6 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
8 14 (14.00%) Data Quality
9 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
9 13 (13.00%) Web Services
10 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (12.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.00%) SOA
12 10 (10.00%) ETL
12 10 (10.00%) EAI
12 10 (10.00%) CRM
12 10 (10.00%) XSD
12 10 (10.00%) HTML
12 10 (10.00%) Java
13 9 (9.00%) Windows
13 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2010

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 19 (19.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (8.00%) PowerExchange
4 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.00%) IIS
6 3 (3.00%) SAP Portal
7 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.00%) CMS
7 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.00%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.00%) MS Office
5 1 (1.00%) MS Project
5 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.00%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (2.00%) StreamServe
6 1 (1.00%) HFM
6 1 (1.00%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.00%) SAP R/3
6 1 (1.00%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) DNS
1 4 (4.00%) Firewall
1 4 (4.00%) Junos
1 4 (4.00%) VPN
2 3 (3.00%) BT 21CN
3 2 (2.00%) ADSL
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (8.00%) PowerCenter
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.00%) Big Data
4 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.00%) Impala
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) DTS
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.00%) JDeveloper
4 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.00%) LSMW
6 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Billing
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (51.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (11.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Informatica Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 5 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.00%) E-Business Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) WebCenter Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.00%) E-Business Team Leader
9 4 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.00%) XML
3 13 (13.00%) Web Services
4 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.00%) HTML
5 10 (10.00%) XSD
6 8 (8.00%) CSS
6 8 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.00%) jQuery
8 5 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (5.00%) WebCenter
9 4 (4.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.00%) REST
10 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.00%) HTML5
10 3 (3.00%) SAP Business Workflow
10 3 (3.00%) WCF
10 3 (3.00%) WinForms
11 2 (2.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) User Experience
2 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Informatics
4 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) FMCG
7 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.00%) BYOD
8 1 (1.00%) CMDB
8 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.00%) Android
5 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.00%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (20.00%) Migration
3 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.00%) SOA
5 10 (10.00%) CRM
5 10 (10.00%) EAI
5 10 (10.00%) ETL
6 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.00%) Data Transformation
7 8 (8.00%) Project Management
8 6 (6.00%) Data Governance
8 6 (6.00%) Predictive Analysis
8 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.00%) Analytics
9 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.00%) Security Auditing
9 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.00%) Service Management
9 5 (5.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) SQL
2 20 (20.00%) C#
3 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.00%) Java
5 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.00%) VB
5 5 (5.00%) VBScript
6 4 (4.00%) ABAP
6 4 (4.00%) Scala
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.00%) XPath
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) Degree
3 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) MCAD
4 4 (4.00%) MCITP
4 4 (4.00%) MCSD
4 4 (4.00%) MCTS
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (8.00%) Informatica
3 8 (8.00%) SAP
4 7 (7.00%) Nintex
5 4 (4.00%) Adobe
6 3 (3.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.00%) Acronis
7 2 (2.00%) Avaya
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.00%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.00%) EMC
7 2 (2.00%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.00%) Juniper
7 2 (2.00%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.00%) New Relic
7 2 (2.00%) NICE Systems
7 2 (2.00%) OpenText
7 2 (2.00%) Sitecore