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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workflow
Rank 70 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Workflow 58 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.11% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.01% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-43.33% +100.00%
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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +3 23 £340 +3.81% 7
Solihull -7 5 £388 +76.13% 1
Coventry -8 5 £540 +35.00% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £291 - 1
Walsall +2 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -4 3 £431 +93.82% 5
Herefordshire +4 2 £438 +12.90%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.49%) Finance
3 25 (24.51%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) Java
5 20 (19.61%) C#
6 19 (18.63%) SOA
7 18 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 18 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 17 (16.67%) .NET
8 17 (16.67%) Oracle
9 16 (15.69%) XML
10 14 (13.73%) Web Services
11 13 (12.75%) Migration
12 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 12 (11.76%) Data Modelling
13 11 (10.78%) CRM
13 11 (10.78%) Data Quality
14 10 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.80%) Windows
14 10 (9.80%) HTML
15 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
15 9 (8.82%) Retail
15 9 (8.82%) User Experience
15 9 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (8.82%) Analytics
16 8 (7.84%) Telecoms

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 18 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 17 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.88%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.90%) PowerExchange
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.94%) CMS
7 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.98%) Apache
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.98%) IIS
8 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.94%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.94%) MS Office
4 3 (2.94%) Siemens NX
5 2 (1.96%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.94%) Teamcenter
5 2 (1.96%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.98%) HFM
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.98%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.98%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) DNS
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
1 4 (3.92%) Junos
1 4 (3.92%) VPN
2 3 (2.94%) BT 21CN
3 2 (1.96%) ADSL
4 1 (0.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.98%) Intranet
4 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Apache Hive
2 7 (6.86%) Big Data
2 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.86%) Impala
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.90%) PowerCenter
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.94%) DTS
7 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (6.86%) JDeveloper
3 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) ProC
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Developer
2 20 (19.61%) Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Architect
7 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.88%) WebCenter Developer
8 5 (4.90%) E-Business Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) E-Business Team Leader
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Team Leader
9 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) .NET
2 16 (15.69%) XML
3 14 (13.73%) Web Services
4 10 (9.80%) HTML
5 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.86%) REST
6 7 (6.86%) XSD
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
7 6 (5.88%) WebCenter
8 5 (4.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.94%) DHTML
9 3 (2.94%) EDI
9 3 (2.94%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.94%) HTML5
9 3 (2.94%) Itk
9 3 (2.94%) SOAP
9 3 (2.94%) WCF
9 3 (2.94%) XSL
9 3 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.92%) SecurID
4 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.94%) Informatics
4 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.98%) BYOD
6 1 (0.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.98%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.98%) SCADA
6 1 (0.98%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.94%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.94%) Unix
5 2 (1.96%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.98%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) SOA
2 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.75%) Migration
4 12 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.78%) CRM
6 9 (8.82%) Analytics
6 9 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.84%) Change Management
7 8 (7.84%) EAI
8 7 (6.86%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (5.88%) BPEL
9 6 (5.88%) Data Governance
9 6 (5.88%) ETL
9 6 (5.88%) ITIL
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.90%) OO
10 5 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) Java
3 20 (19.61%) C#
4 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.88%) Scala
6 6 (5.88%) XPath
7 4 (3.92%) C
7 4 (3.92%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) VB
8 3 (2.94%) PHP
8 3 (2.94%) Tcl
9 2 (1.96%) ABAP
9 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.98%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCAD
4 1 (0.98%) MCITP
4 1 (0.98%) MCSD
4 1 (0.98%) MCTS
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.86%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) HDFS
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Nintex
4 5 (4.90%) Informatica
5 3 (2.94%) Adobe
5 3 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (1.96%) Acronis
6 2 (1.96%) Avaya
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.96%) EMC
6 2 (1.96%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.96%) Juniper
6 2 (1.96%) Lotus
6 2 (1.96%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.96%) NICE Systems
6 2 (1.96%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.96%) webMethods
7 1 (0.98%) Hyperion