Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 115 141
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26 -29
Contract jobs citing Workflow 146 89 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.46% 1.53% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.86% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 61
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £288
90th Percentile £500 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +63.38% -43.31%
10th Percentile £24.50 £28.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £54.70 £29.50 £38.18
England median hourly rate £28.38 £37.50 £42.33
% change year-on-year -24.32% -11.41% +84.04%

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 4,962 4,786 6,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.09% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 2,942 3,912
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 198 180
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +37.93% -26.82%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.74 £12.16
90th Percentile £51.40 £53.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +19 85 £380 -10.59% 20
Cheshire -6 27 £425 +6.25% 8
Merseyside +26 20 £350 -12.50% 4
Cumbria - 7 £340 - 1
Lancashire -7 2 £525 +31.25% 3
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 50 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.66%) C#
3 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
4 32 (21.92%) Project Management
5 31 (21.23%) CRM
6 29 (19.86%) Business Analysis
7 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (17.81%) Case Management
8 26 (17.81%) .NET
9 24 (16.44%) SQL
9 24 (16.44%) Git (software)
10 23 (15.75%) HTML
10 23 (15.75%) Scrum
11 22 (15.07%) Dynamics CRM
11 22 (15.07%) Legal
11 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (13.70%) Management Information System
12 20 (13.70%) Law
13 19 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (11.64%) SAP
14 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
15 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (10.96%) CSS
15 16 (10.96%) Web Services
15 16 (10.96%) Test Automation
15 16 (10.96%) DevOps
16 15 (10.27%) AngularJS
16 15 (10.27%) Finance
17 14 (9.59%) Web Dynpro

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 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.59%) NetWeaver
3 12 (8.22%) CMS
4 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.11%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.42%) ArcGIS
5 5 (3.42%) OpenEdge
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.74%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.74%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.37%) Apache
7 2 (1.37%) Confluence
7 2 (1.37%) JBoss
7 2 (1.37%) SAS
7 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) InVision
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.42%) Visualfiles
3 4 (2.74%) Elite 3E
4 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.68%) DELMIA
5 1 (0.68%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.79%) GitHub
4 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Office 365
7 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.37%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.37%) PaaS
7 2 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) SMS
2 2 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SAP BW
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.42%) GIS
3 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.42%) MySQL
4 4 (2.74%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.74%) Big Data
4 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.74%) HBase
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.05%) DB2
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.37%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.37%) Power BI
6 2 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.90%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.85%) JIRA
4 9 (6.16%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.16%) Selenium
5 8 (5.48%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.11%) gulp
6 6 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.74%) Hudson
8 4 (2.74%) Subversion
9 3 (2.05%) JUnit
9 3 (2.05%) Mockito
9 3 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.37%) MSI
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.37%) Protractor
General
1 22 (15.07%) Legal
2 20 (13.70%) Law
3 15 (10.27%) Finance
4 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.79%) Marketing
5 6 (4.11%) Banking
5 6 (4.11%) Games
6 4 (2.74%) Retail
6 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (38.36%) Developer
2 50 (34.25%) Analyst
3 32 (21.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.85%) IT Analyst
5 9 (6.16%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) CRM Developer
6 7 (4.79%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (4.11%) ABAP Developer
7 6 (4.11%) Legal Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (3.42%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.42%) GIS Developer
8 5 (3.42%) SAP Developer
8 5 (3.42%) User Researcher
9 4 (2.74%) Cloud Developer
9 4 (2.74%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Workflow Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.81%) .NET
2 23 (15.75%) HTML
3 16 (10.96%) CSS
3 16 (10.96%) Web Services
4 15 (10.27%) AngularJS
5 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (9.59%) HTML5
5 14 (9.59%) Web Dynpro
6 13 (8.90%) SAPUI5
7 12 (8.22%) REST
7 12 (8.22%) SOAP
8 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (6.85%) Node.js
10 7 (4.79%) WCF
11 6 (4.11%) Ajax
11 6 (4.11%) jQuery
11 6 (4.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 5 (3.42%) LAMP
12 5 (3.42%) OpenLayers
12 5 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.70%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.85%) User Experience
4 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.11%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.05%) Life Science
7 3 (2.05%) NHS
7 3 (2.05%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.37%) Clustering
8 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.68%) Photography
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.16%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.05%) Android
3 3 (2.05%) Unix
4 2 (1.37%) Linux
4 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.92%) Project Management
3 31 (21.23%) CRM
4 29 (19.86%) Business Analysis
5 26 (17.81%) Case Management
6 23 (15.75%) Scrum
7 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.96%) DevOps
9 16 (10.96%) Test Automation
10 14 (9.59%) Migration
11 13 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (8.90%) Workflow Analysis
12 11 (7.53%) BPMN
12 11 (7.53%) Business Development
12 11 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.53%) Kanban
12 11 (7.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.66%) C#
2 35 (23.97%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.44%) SQL
4 14 (9.59%) ABAP
4 14 (9.59%) Java
5 7 (4.79%) Python
5 7 (4.79%) VB
5 7 (4.79%) VBScript
6 6 (4.11%) C++
6 6 (4.11%) Ruby
7 5 (3.42%) PHP
7 5 (3.42%) PHP 5
7 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.74%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.05%) Delphi
9 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.37%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) Postgraduate
5 4 (2.74%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.37%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) APMP
7 1 (0.68%) CIPD
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 9 (6.16%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (4.11%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.74%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (2.05%) PMO
5 3 (2.05%) SLA
6 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Docker
2 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.37%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Kubernetes
1 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.74%) Ansible
2 4 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (2.74%) Puppet
2 4 (2.74%) Salt
3 3 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) SAP
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle
3 7 (4.79%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.42%) ESRI
4 5 (3.42%) Mapbox
4 5 (3.42%) Zend
5 4 (2.74%) Aderant
5 4 (2.74%) Saba
5 4 (2.74%) VMware
6 3 (2.05%) IBM
6 3 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.37%) Adobe
7 2 (1.37%) Capita
7 2 (1.37%) Citrix
7 2 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.37%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.37%) Xerox