The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Workflow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Workflow over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workflow
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 64 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Contract jobs citing Workflow 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.64% 1.72% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 2.05% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £47.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year -18.07% +59.70%  

Workflow is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 449 828 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.56% 83.89% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 513 424
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 36
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Workflow as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Workflow in Cheshire

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Workflow in Cheshire

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Workflow in Cheshire

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Workflow in Cheshire

Workflow
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +13 5 £350 -12.50%
Warrington - 5 £110 -
Macclesfield +3 1 - -
Workflow
North West

Workflow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Workflow 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Coaching
3 7 (35.00%) Process Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) SAP
4 6 (30.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) HND
5 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (25.00%) IVR
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) People Management
5 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Remedy
7 3 (15.00%) SLA
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (15.00%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.00%) Data Entry

Workflow
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SAS EBI
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Telephony Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Project Implementation Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Telephony Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) WF
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 5 (25.00%) IVR
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Coaching
2 7 (35.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Data Entry
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy