Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Workflow
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 80 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -19
Contract jobs citing Workflow 26 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.95% 1.10% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.28% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -7.89% +8.19%
10th Percentile £326 £302 £316
90th Percentile £500 £445 £413
North West median daily rate £431 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +4.55% -2.94% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £17.75 £31.31
% change year-on-year -8.79% -43.31% +108.73%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1116 1252 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.53% 85.99% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 898 1153
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Workflow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +20 4 £488 +17.47% 1
Chester +15 4 £413 -31.25% 1
Crewe - 2 £335 -
Workflow
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (30.77%) VBA
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Change Control
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Demand Forecasting
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 5 (19.23%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (19.23%) Cash Management
5 5 (19.23%) Taleo
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Jython

Workflow
Co-occurring 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 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) PegaRULES
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Taleo
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SSH
2 2 (7.69%) SMS
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) gulp
2 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) FxCop
3 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) T4 Templates
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Planning Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Resource Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Resource Planning Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Design Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Project Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Resource Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) Demand Forecasting
3 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 5 (19.23%) Cash Management
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Infographics
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) VBA
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Jython
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) Pega