Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WFM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WFM over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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.

Workforce Management (WFM)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 787 776 784
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing WFM 85 86 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.090% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 51
England median daily rate £525 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +14.12% -
10th Percentile £405 £398 £363
90th Percentile £625 £545 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £485 £425
% change year-on-year +8.25% +14.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

WFM 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,667 81,804 81,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.77% 86.07% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,090 55,089 54,268
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,099 1,904 2,266
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £49.93 £47.81
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WFM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in England

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in England

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WFM in England

WFM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WFM in England

WFM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
South East -10 38 £525 +8.25% 3
London +15 20 £563 +16.88% 4
Midlands -14 9 £425 +41.67% 2
North of England -11 8 £513 +10.81% 1
South West -32 6 £450 -4.00% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £413 - 1
North West -18 5 £575 - 1
West Midlands -25 4 £550 +83.33% 1
East of England +4 3 £525 -
Yorkshire -9 3 £475 +2.70%
South Coast - 1 - -
WFM
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for WFM.

1 18 (21.18%) Project Management
1 18 (21.18%) Retail
2 16 (18.82%) CRM
3 15 (17.65%) Oracle
4 13 (15.29%) Finance
4 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.29%) Master Data Management
4 13 (15.29%) Oracle Utilities
5 12 (14.12%) SOA
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
6 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (12.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (12.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (11.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (11.76%) Siebel CRM
7 10 (11.76%) IVR
7 10 (11.76%) Clustering
7 10 (11.76%) Middleware
7 10 (11.76%) Siebel
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (10.59%) AIX
8 9 (10.59%) Linux
8 9 (10.59%) Oracle Applications

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle Utilities
2 10 (11.76%) Siebel CRM
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.35%) Workday HCM
5 1 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.53%) CTI
3 3 (3.53%) H.323
3 3 (3.53%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.53%) QSIG
3 3 (3.53%) SCCP
3 3 (3.53%) VoIP
4 2 (2.35%) Avaya Modular Messaging
4 2 (2.35%) ISDN
4 2 (2.35%) PBX
5 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.18%) Essbase
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 18 (21.18%) Retail
2 13 (15.29%) Finance
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 13 (15.29%) Architect
3 11 (12.94%) DBA
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (11.76%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Workforce Management Program Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Programmer
7 6 (7.06%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Python Programmer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 4 (4.71%) Tester
9 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Genesys Architect
9 3 (3.53%) HR Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Mobile Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Workforce Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (11.76%) Middleware
3 3 (3.53%) VXML
4 2 (2.35%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.18%) COM
5 1 (1.18%) CORBA
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.76%) Clustering
2 10 (11.76%) IVR
3 5 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.53%) Social Media
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) Robotics
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) RIA
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) AIX
1 9 (10.59%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Project Management
2 16 (18.82%) CRM
3 13 (15.29%) Master Data Management
3 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.12%) SOA
5 11 (12.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 5 (5.88%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.71%) Analytics
9 4 (4.71%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (4.71%) Due Diligence
9 4 (4.71%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.71%) Presales
9 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 7 (8.24%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.06%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Erlang
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) CCIE
2 1 (1.18%) CCNA
2 1 (1.18%) CCNP
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Oracle
2 10 (11.76%) Siebel
3 7 (8.24%) Avaya
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco
3 7 (8.24%) Workday
4 4 (4.71%) Genesys
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) GENBAND
6 2 (2.35%) Kronos
6 2 (2.35%) Verint
7 1 (1.18%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau