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 3 months to 29 March 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 87 108
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Contract jobs citing Workflow 45 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 1.84% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.23% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 30
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £305 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.91 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.07% +59.70%  

Workflow is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2120 3183 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.04% 82.27% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1929 1547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Workflow as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 19 £463 +32.14% 10
Cheshire +25 14 £325 +8.33% 2
Merseyside 0 8 £400 +6.66% 3
Lancashire +18 1 £400 +14.28%
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 26 (27.37%) SAP
3 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.95%) Web Services
5 17 (17.89%) XML
5 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.89%) Integration Testing
6 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
6 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
7 15 (15.79%) ITIL
7 15 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (14.74%) DevOps
8 14 (14.74%) SQL
9 13 (13.68%) .NET
9 13 (13.68%) ServiceNow
10 12 (12.63%) Process Improvement
10 12 (12.63%) QA
10 12 (12.63%) Case Management
11 11 (11.58%) LDAP
11 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
12 10 (10.53%) Manufacturing
12 10 (10.53%) MS Office
12 10 (10.53%) ITIL V3
12 10 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (9.47%) Selenium
13 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
13 9 (9.47%) C#

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 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.05%) Jetty
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
4 1 (1.05%) OnBase
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.05%) Papyrus
4 1 (1.05%) SAS
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS Office
3 5 (5.26%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.21%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.05%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) LDAP
2 5 (5.26%) Intranet
3 4 (4.21%) Extranet
3 4 (4.21%) Internet
4 3 (3.16%) Broadband
5 1 (1.05%) DHCP
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) Firewall
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) DB2
4 3 (3.16%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.05%) QlikView
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) SAS EBI
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Selenium
1 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Legal
5 3 (3.16%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Electronics
5 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.16%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (32.63%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Architect
3 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) SAP Developer
4 7 (7.37%) SAPUI5 Developer
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Consultant
5 6 (6.32%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.26%) BPM Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Case Management Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Telephony Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Workflow Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Report Writer
7 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Web Services
2 17 (17.89%) XML
3 13 (13.68%) .NET
4 10 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (8.42%) HTML
6 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.37%) SAPUI5
7 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.32%) jQuery
7 6 (6.32%) WF
8 4 (4.21%) SAP Basis
9 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.16%) SAP TM
10 2 (2.11%) CSS
11 1 (1.05%) Ajax
11 1 (1.05%) HTML5
11 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.05%) React
11 1 (1.05%) SAML
11 1 (1.05%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.26%) IVR
2 5 (5.26%) Life Science
2 5 (5.26%) User Experience
2 5 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) CentOS
3 1 (1.05%) Debian
3 1 (1.05%) HPUX
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) Integration Testing
3 15 (15.79%) ITIL
3 15 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (14.74%) DevOps
5 12 (12.63%) Case Management
5 12 (12.63%) Process Improvement
6 10 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (9.47%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.47%) CRM
8 8 (8.42%) Coaching
8 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.42%) SOA
8 8 (8.42%) User Stories
9 7 (7.37%) BPMN
9 7 (7.37%) Identity Management
9 7 (7.37%) SDLC
10 6 (6.32%) Change Management
10 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.74%) SQL
3 9 (9.47%) C#
4 7 (7.37%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) JCL
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.05%) MCP
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) OpenView
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) SAP
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.68%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.26%) Nintex
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Twitter
5 4 (4.21%) Google
5 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) New Relic
6 3 (3.16%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Intel
7 1 (1.05%) VMware