Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 112 118
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Workflow 138 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 1.82% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.15% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 62 67
North West median daily rate £455 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £348 £314 £180
90th Percentile £550 £538 £553
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
North West median hourly rate - £30.60 -
England median hourly rate £23.78 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -47.16% +63.64% +20.88%

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 4,839 4,555 5,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.86% 84.71% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,083 2,934 3,289
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 229 173
North West median hourly rate £24.86 £25.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -6.52% -11.29%
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.95 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.50 £51.20
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.01 £24.50
% change year-on-year -0.04% -2.00% +6.52%

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 23 February 2019.

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
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 23 February 2019. 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 -11 50 £400 -5.88% 24
Merseyside +22 44 £500 +8.11% 17
Cheshire +3 26 £450 +28.57% 9
Cumbria -2 3 £450 - 1
Lancashire -20 3 £400 -23.81% 5
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 87 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 73 (52.90%) C#
3 71 (51.45%) CRM
4 70 (50.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 63 (45.65%) .NET
6 59 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (35.51%) Web Services
8 40 (28.99%) HTML
8 40 (28.99%) Case Management
8 40 (28.99%) Dynamics 365
9 35 (25.36%) JavaScript
10 32 (23.19%) Visual Studio
10 32 (23.19%) SOAP
11 30 (21.74%) SQL
12 29 (21.01%) Migration
12 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
13 28 (20.29%) CSS
13 28 (20.29%) Collaborative Working
13 28 (20.29%) User Experience
14 27 (19.57%) ITIL
14 27 (19.57%) SharePoint
15 26 (18.84%) Windows
16 25 (18.12%) Test Automation
17 24 (17.39%) Service Management
18 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 23 (16.67%) AngularJS
19 21 (15.22%) Data Modelling
20 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (14.49%) DevOps
21 19 (13.77%) Continuous Improvement

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 27 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.04%) CMS
3 13 (9.42%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (7.97%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.45%) Apache
5 2 (1.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.45%) SAS
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) InVision
Business Applications
1 70 (50.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.17%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.99%) Dynamics 365
2 14 (10.14%) Office 365
3 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) CTI
1 2 (1.45%) MPLS
1 2 (1.45%) PBX
1 2 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.35%) MySQL
3 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.32%) Bitbucket
4 13 (9.42%) TeamCity
5 12 (8.70%) gulp
5 12 (8.70%) MSI
5 12 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (8.70%) Selenium
5 12 (8.70%) Wise Package Studio
6 11 (7.97%) AdminStudio
7 7 (5.07%) JIRA
8 5 (3.62%) Axure RP
8 5 (3.62%) Bower
8 5 (3.62%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.62%) Protractor
9 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Billing
3 7 (5.07%) Marketing
4 5 (3.62%) Law
5 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (47.83%) Developer
2 31 (22.46%) CRM Developer
3 25 (18.12%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 24 (17.39%) Microsoft Developer
5 13 (9.42%) User Researcher
6 12 (8.70%) Applications Packager
7 10 (7.25%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.52%) Consultant
9 8 (5.80%) Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.17%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.17%) Finance Business Analyst
11 3 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
11 3 (2.17%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.17%) Lead Developer
12 2 (1.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 2 (1.45%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (45.65%) .NET
2 49 (35.51%) Web Services
3 40 (28.99%) HTML
4 32 (23.19%) SOAP
5 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
6 28 (20.29%) CSS
7 23 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET
9 17 (12.32%) REST
10 15 (10.87%) RESTful
10 15 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (8.70%) OCX
13 11 (7.97%) ADO.NET
14 10 (7.25%) jQuery
14 10 (7.25%) Node.js
15 7 (5.07%) HTML5
15 7 (5.07%) XML
16 6 (4.35%) LAMP
16 6 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) User Experience
2 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 11 (7.97%) Windows 10
3 11 (7.97%) Windows 7
3 11 (7.97%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Unix
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.45%) CRM
2 59 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.99%) Case Management
4 29 (21.01%) Migration
5 28 (20.29%) Collaborative Working
6 27 (19.57%) ITIL
7 25 (18.12%) Test Automation
8 24 (17.39%) Service Management
9 21 (15.22%) Data Modelling
10 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (14.49%) DevOps
11 19 (13.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (13.04%) Scrum
13 17 (12.32%) TDD
13 17 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
14 15 (10.87%) Front End Development
15 14 (10.14%) Configuration Management
16 13 (9.42%) Content Management
16 13 (9.42%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.90%) C#
2 35 (25.36%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.74%) SQL
4 17 (12.32%) Java
5 13 (9.42%) VB
6 12 (8.70%) VBScript
7 10 (7.25%) Python
7 10 (7.25%) Ruby
7 10 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.80%) Scala
9 7 (5.07%) PHP
10 6 (4.35%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.45%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.72%) C
12 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.45%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) QA
2 12 (8.70%) SLA
3 5 (3.62%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 12 (8.70%) XenApp
3 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
3 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.72%) logstash
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 87 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) Citrix
2 13 (9.42%) VMware
3 12 (8.70%) Ivanti
3 12 (8.70%) Xerox
4 11 (7.97%) Oracle
5 6 (4.35%) Zend
6 5 (3.62%) Adobe
7 2 (1.45%) Civica
7 2 (1.45%) Dell
7 2 (1.45%) IPFX
7 2 (1.45%) SAP
7 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.45%) Sophos
7 2 (1.45%) Wyse
8 1 (0.72%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.72%) Facebook
8 1 (0.72%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter
8 1 (0.72%) Xamarin