Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 May 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.

Workflow
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 125 122
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing Workflow 136 81 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.32% 1.48% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.77% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 47 49
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £321 £156 £284
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £470 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +2.17% +8.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - £47.91
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +29.63% -10.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,027 4,564 6,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.61% 83.32% 83.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,160 2,810 3,931
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £245 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 200 232
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £35.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.20% +9.23% +48.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.00 £49.98
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Workflow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Manchester +14 75 £388 -4.62% 24
Cheshire -11 28 £350 +100.00% 4
Merseyside +20 13 £400 -0.13% 4
Lancashire +6 9 £525 +31.25% 4
Cumbria - 7 £340 -
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Workflow 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 North West region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 35 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.79%) Project Management
2 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
3 28 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 25 (18.38%) Finance
5 24 (17.65%) Legal
5 24 (17.65%) HTML
6 22 (16.18%) C#
7 21 (15.44%) SQL
7 21 (15.44%) CSS
8 20 (14.71%) CRM
9 19 (13.97%) ITIL
9 19 (13.97%) Case Management
10 18 (13.24%) Web Services
11 17 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
13 15 (11.03%) Law
13 15 (11.03%) Front End Development
13 15 (11.03%) User Experience
14 14 (10.29%) DevOps
14 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
14 14 (10.29%) .NET
15 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (9.56%) Git (software)
15 13 (9.56%) Test Automation
16 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (8.09%) Scrum
17 11 (8.09%) Degree
18 10 (7.35%) Information Architecture

Workflow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.68%) CMS
2 5 (3.68%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (2.94%) OpenEdge
4 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.47%) Confluence
5 2 (1.47%) JBoss
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Adobe After Effects
1 10 (7.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (7.35%) Adobe Premiere
1 10 (7.35%) InVision
1 10 (7.35%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.47%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.94%) Visualfiles
3 3 (2.21%) Elite 3E
3 3 (2.21%) Magento
3 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.74%) DELMIA
5 1 (0.74%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) GitHub
3 4 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.21%) Office 365
4 3 (2.21%) Taleo
5 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) SMS
2 4 (2.94%) Internet
3 3 (2.21%) HTTP
3 3 (2.21%) SNMP
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) QlikView
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.21%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) HBase
5 2 (1.47%) MySQL
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 6 (4.41%) Selenium
4 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.21%) Grunt
5 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.47%) GitLab
6 2 (1.47%) Hudson
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) MSI
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 24 (17.65%) Legal
3 15 (11.03%) Law
4 7 (5.15%) Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Developer
2 34 (25.00%) Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.09%) Designer
4 11 (8.09%) UX Designer
5 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.15%) Consultant
6 7 (5.15%) ServiceNow Developer
6 7 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.41%) Legal Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Salesforce Administrator
9 4 (2.94%) Architect
9 4 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.94%) HTML CSS Designer
9 4 (2.94%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.94%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) HTML
2 21 (15.44%) CSS
3 18 (13.24%) Web Services
4 14 (10.29%) .NET
5 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.62%) Node.js
6 7 (5.15%) HTML5
6 7 (5.15%) REST
6 7 (5.15%) SOAP
7 6 (4.41%) LDAP
7 6 (4.41%) XML
8 5 (3.68%) jQuery
9 4 (2.94%) Ajax
9 4 (2.94%) DOM
9 4 (2.94%) LINQ
9 4 (2.94%) Sass
9 4 (2.94%) SAX
9 4 (2.94%) WCF
9 4 (2.94%) WPF
9 4 (2.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.03%) User Experience
3 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.68%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.21%) CMDB
7 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.21%) Life Science
8 2 (1.47%) Clustering
8 2 (1.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.68%) Linux
1 5 (3.68%) Unix
1 5 (3.68%) Windows
2 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.79%) Project Management
3 28 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.71%) CRM
5 19 (13.97%) Case Management
5 19 (13.97%) ITIL
6 15 (11.03%) Front End Development
7 14 (10.29%) DevOps
8 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.56%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.09%) Scrum
10 10 (7.35%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (7.35%) Information Architecture
10 10 (7.35%) ITIL V3
10 10 (7.35%) MVC
10 10 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.35%) Prototyping
10 10 (7.35%) Visualisation
10 10 (7.35%) Wireframes
10 10 (7.35%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
2 22 (16.18%) C#
3 21 (15.44%) SQL
4 7 (5.15%) Java
5 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.41%) Ruby
6 5 (3.68%) Python
7 4 (2.94%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) VBScript
8 3 (2.21%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.21%) C++
8 3 (2.21%) PHP
8 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) Java 8
10 1 (0.74%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) APMP
4 2 (1.47%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.47%) CIPD
4 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.74%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 8 (5.88%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (4.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.21%) PMO
5 2 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Docker
2 3 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.47%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.47%) Ansible
4 2 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.47%) Salt
4 2 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.62%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle
5 6 (4.41%) Conga
6 5 (3.68%) Curam
7 4 (2.94%) Adobe
8 3 (2.21%) Aderant
8 3 (2.21%) Capita
8 3 (2.21%) Google
8 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.21%) Snow
8 3 (2.21%) VMware
9 2 (1.47%) IBM
9 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.47%) Zend
10 1 (0.74%) ESRI
10 1 (0.74%) HP
10 1 (0.74%) Saba
10 1 (0.74%) Siebel