Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 133 141
Rank change year-on-year +42 +8 -24
Contract jobs citing Workflow 145 69 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.36% 1.22% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.48% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 43 50
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £325 £199 £286
90th Percentile £538 £530 £476
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 7
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -36.26% -
10th Percentile £24.50 £28.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £29.50 £47.91
England median hourly rate £28.00 £44.13 £42.42
% change year-on-year -36.54% +4.03% +88.51%

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 5,219 4,670 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.77% 82.44% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,857 3,931
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 220 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +29.09% +1.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.74 £52.55 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +32 87 £385 -17.87% 31
Cheshire -6 23 £410 +17.14% 4
Merseyside +21 15 £400 -0.13% 2
Lancashire -7 9 £525 +31.25% 5
Cumbria - 5 £340 - 1
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) Project Management
3 33 (22.76%) C#
4 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 30 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 27 (18.62%) HTML
6 27 (18.62%) CRM
7 26 (17.93%) Legal
8 24 (16.55%) Case Management
9 23 (15.86%) SQL
10 22 (15.17%) CSS
10 22 (15.17%) Finance
11 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
12 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.03%) Web Services
13 16 (11.03%) Law
13 16 (11.03%) Management Information System
13 16 (11.03%) Scrum
14 15 (10.34%) .NET
14 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
15 14 (9.66%) DevOps
15 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.66%) Workflow Analysis
16 13 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (8.97%) Test Automation
16 13 (8.97%) ITIL
16 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET
16 13 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
17 12 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing

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 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) OpenEdge
3 5 (3.45%) CMS
3 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.76%) NetWeaver
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.07%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.07%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (1.38%) Confluence
6 2 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) InVision
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
2 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.14%) Visualfiles
3 5 (3.45%) Elite 3E
4 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.69%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.69%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.83%) GitHub
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.07%) Taleo
4 3 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.38%) Office 365
5 2 (1.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.38%) PaaS
5 2 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) SMS
2 3 (2.07%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.76%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.07%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.07%) Big Data
3 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.07%) HBase
3 3 (2.07%) Power BI
3 3 (2.07%) QlikView
4 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.38%) DB2
4 2 (1.38%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.21%) JIRA
3 7 (4.83%) Selenium
4 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.76%) Axure RP
5 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.07%) Hudson
6 3 (2.07%) Subversion
7 2 (1.38%) GitLab
7 2 (1.38%) MSI
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.69%) gulp
8 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 26 (17.93%) Legal
2 22 (15.17%) Finance
3 16 (11.03%) Law
4 9 (6.21%) Games
5 6 (4.14%) Banking
6 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.07%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (33.79%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) Analyst
3 28 (19.31%) Business Analyst
4 7 (4.83%) .NET Developer
4 7 (4.83%) Consultant
4 7 (4.83%) Designer
4 7 (4.83%) UX Designer
5 6 (4.14%) C# Programmer
5 6 (4.14%) Data Analyst
5 6 (4.14%) Legal Analyst
5 6 (4.14%) Programmer
6 5 (3.45%) Administrator
6 5 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (3.45%) Salesforce Administrator
6 5 (3.45%) ServiceNow Developer
6 5 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (2.76%) CRM Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.62%) HTML
2 22 (15.17%) CSS
3 16 (11.03%) Web Services
4 15 (10.34%) .NET
5 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET
6 11 (7.59%) HTML5
6 11 (7.59%) REST
7 9 (6.21%) SOAP
7 9 (6.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 9 (6.21%) WCF
8 8 (5.52%) Ajax
8 8 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.52%) Node.js
9 7 (4.83%) XML
10 6 (4.14%) LDAP
11 5 (3.45%) DOM
11 5 (3.45%) jQuery
11 5 (3.45%) SAX
11 5 (3.45%) WPF
11 5 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.90%) User Experience
4 9 (6.21%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.45%) Web 2.0
7 4 (2.76%) Life Science
8 3 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.38%) Clustering
9 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.38%) NHS
10 1 (0.69%) Blog
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.69%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) Photography
10 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.07%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) Project Management
3 30 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 27 (18.62%) CRM
5 24 (16.55%) Case Management
6 16 (11.03%) Scrum
7 14 (9.66%) DevOps
7 14 (9.66%) Workflow Analysis
8 13 (8.97%) ITIL
8 13 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (8.97%) Test Automation
9 12 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.21%) Mathematics
11 9 (6.21%) MVC
12 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.52%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) C#
2 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.86%) SQL
4 11 (7.59%) Java
5 9 (6.21%) C++
6 7 (4.83%) Python
6 7 (4.83%) VB
6 7 (4.83%) VBScript
7 5 (3.45%) Ruby
8 4 (2.76%) ABAP
8 4 (2.76%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.38%) APMP
5 2 (1.38%) CIPD
5 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.69%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) QA
2 8 (5.52%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.07%) PMO
5 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.38%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.07%) Ansible
3 3 (2.07%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (2.07%) Puppet
3 3 (2.07%) Salt
4 2 (1.38%) Terraform
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.21%) ServiceNow
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) SAP
6 5 (3.45%) Aderant
6 5 (3.45%) Conga
6 5 (3.45%) Curam
7 4 (2.76%) Capita
8 3 (2.07%) Adobe
8 3 (2.07%) VMware
9 2 (1.38%) Google
9 2 (1.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix
10 1 (0.69%) ESRI
10 1 (0.69%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.69%) Saba