Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 107 139
Rank change year-on-year +17 +32 -10
Contract jobs citing Workflow 132 101 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.22% 1.77% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.15% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 67
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £298
90th Percentile £500 £528 £550
England median daily rate £475 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £22.60 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.77% +27.30% -43.31%
10th Percentile £24.90 £17.34 £15.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £28.18 £38.18
England median hourly rate £28.38 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.91% -2.78% +56.52%

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 4,943 4,704 5,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.10% 82.34% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,135 3,001 3,779
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 199 179
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -32.98%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.18 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -12 67 £400 -5.88% 27
Merseyside +28 28 £385 -14.44% 3
Cheshire -8 21 £461 +11.82% 8
Cumbria - 5 £450 - 1
Lancashire -21 2 £365 -8.75% 4
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 51 (38.64%) C#
3 50 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (32.58%) CRM
5 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
6 40 (30.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 39 (29.55%) .NET
8 34 (25.76%) HTML
9 32 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 30 (22.73%) Case Management
11 27 (20.45%) CSS
12 25 (18.94%) Web Services
13 24 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
14 22 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
14 22 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (16.67%) Java
15 21 (15.91%) Scrum
16 20 (15.15%) SQL
16 20 (15.15%) User Experience
16 20 (15.15%) Test Automation
17 19 (14.39%) Visual Studio
17 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
18 18 (13.64%) SAP
18 18 (13.64%) DevOps
19 17 (12.88%) Bitbucket
19 17 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (12.88%) SOAP
20 16 (12.12%) Data Modelling
20 16 (12.12%) CMS

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 19 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.12%) CMS
3 14 (10.61%) NetWeaver
4 11 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (7.58%) Umbraco
6 5 (3.79%) OpenEdge
7 4 (3.03%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.52%) Apache
9 2 (1.52%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.52%) IIS
9 2 (1.52%) SAS
9 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.76%) Confluence
10 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) InVision
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 40 (30.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.79%) Visualfiles
3 4 (3.03%) Elite 3E
4 2 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.76%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (3.79%) GitHub
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) CTI
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) MPLS
2 1 (0.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) SAP BW
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.55%) MySQL
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.03%) GIS
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.27%) DB2
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.52%) Big Data
7 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.52%) HBase
7 2 (1.52%) Power BI
7 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.39%) Visual Studio
3 17 (12.88%) Bitbucket
4 13 (9.85%) Eclipse
4 13 (9.85%) JIRA
5 12 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 11 (8.33%) gulp
6 11 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (8.33%) Selenium
7 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.55%) Axure RP
8 6 (4.55%) Bower
8 6 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (4.55%) Protractor
9 4 (3.03%) MSI
9 4 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (2.27%) Hudson
10 3 (2.27%) JUnit
10 3 (2.27%) Mockito
10 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (6.82%) Law
2 8 (6.06%) Marketing
3 7 (5.30%) Finance
4 6 (4.55%) Games
4 6 (4.55%) Legal
5 5 (3.79%) Billing
6 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.03%) Retail
7 3 (2.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (44.70%) Developer
2 26 (19.70%) Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) CRM Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 11 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (5.30%) User Researcher
8 6 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.79%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.79%) SAP Developer
9 5 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.03%) GIS Developer
11 3 (2.27%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.55%) .NET
2 34 (25.76%) HTML
3 27 (20.45%) CSS
4 25 (18.94%) Web Services
5 22 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 17 (12.88%) SOAP
7 16 (12.12%) HTML5
8 15 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET
9 14 (10.61%) Web Dynpro
10 13 (9.85%) SAPUI5
11 12 (9.09%) REST
11 12 (9.09%) RESTful
12 11 (8.33%) Node.js
13 9 (6.82%) .NET Framework
13 9 (6.82%) jQuery
14 6 (4.55%) Dojo
14 6 (4.55%) LAMP
14 6 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (4.55%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.15%) User Experience
3 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.52%) Life Science
8 2 (1.52%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.76%) Blog
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.76%) Photography
9 1 (0.76%) PKI
9 1 (0.76%) Robotics
9 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (1.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.58%) CRM
3 30 (22.73%) Case Management
4 22 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 21 (15.91%) Scrum
6 20 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 18 (13.64%) DevOps
8 17 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (12.12%) Data Modelling
10 15 (11.36%) TDD
11 13 (9.85%) Project Management
11 13 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 12 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
12 12 (9.09%) Front End Development
12 12 (9.09%) ITIL
12 12 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.64%) C#
2 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.67%) Java
4 20 (15.15%) SQL
5 14 (10.61%) ABAP
6 10 (7.58%) VB
7 9 (6.82%) VBScript
8 8 (6.06%) Python
9 7 (5.30%) PHP
9 7 (5.30%) Ruby
10 6 (4.55%) C++
10 6 (4.55%) PHP 5
11 5 (3.79%) Scala
11 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.27%) Delphi
13 3 (2.27%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.52%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.52%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 5 (3.79%) Actionable Recommendations
2 5 (3.79%) SLA
3 2 (1.52%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.03%) XenApp
2 3 (2.27%) Docker
3 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.27%) Ansible
2 3 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.27%) Puppet
3 2 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.52%) Salt
4 1 (0.76%) Kibana
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.64%) SAP
3 6 (4.55%) Adobe
3 6 (4.55%) Zend
4 4 (3.03%) Aderant
4 4 (3.03%) Citrix
4 4 (3.03%) ESRI
4 4 (3.03%) Ivanti
4 4 (3.03%) Mapbox
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle
4 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.03%) VMware
4 4 (3.03%) Xerox
5 3 (2.27%) Saba
6 1 (0.76%) Ariba
6 1 (0.76%) Civica
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy
6 1 (0.76%) Sophos