Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -20
Contract jobs citing Workflow 97 104 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.80% 1.76% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.08% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 64
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £186 £275
90th Percentile £538 £551 £534
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
North West median hourly rate £30.60 - £37.50
10th Percentile £16.10 - £19.25
90th Percentile £51.70 - £46.08
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% +22.22% -25.00%

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 4,489 4,994 6,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.42% 84.30% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,903 3,238 4,057
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £261 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 168 278
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.50 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.74% -8.79% +48.19%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +4 53 £425 +1.49% 25
Cheshire 0 24 £350 +12.00% 9
Merseyside +12 10 £463 +15.63% 2
Lancashire +5 4 £525 -4.55% 7
Cumbria - 4 - -
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.65%) SharePoint
4 18 (18.56%) HTML
5 17 (17.53%) C#
5 17 (17.53%) CSS
6 16 (16.49%) ITIL
6 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.49%) Finance
7 15 (15.46%) Project Management
8 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
9 13 (13.40%) Data Modelling
9 13 (13.40%) Web Services
9 13 (13.40%) Information Architecture
9 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.40%) Workflow Development
10 12 (12.37%) SQL
10 12 (12.37%) .NET
10 12 (12.37%) Validation
11 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.34%) Change Management
11 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
11 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
12 10 (10.31%) User Experience
12 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
12 10 (10.31%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.31%) SOAP
12 10 (10.31%) CRM
13 9 (9.28%) Migration
13 9 (9.28%) TDD

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 21 (21.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.25%) CMS
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.12%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (2.06%) CICS
5 2 (2.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Adobe After Effects
1 8 (8.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (8.25%) Adobe Premiere
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (8.25%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.19%) InVision
3 2 (2.06%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.15%) Magento
2 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.03%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) GitHub
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) Office 365
4 2 (2.06%) Taleo
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) SNMP
2 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) QlikView
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) Power BI
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.19%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.15%) JIRA
4 4 (4.12%) Grunt
5 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.03%) gulp
6 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Developer
2 13 (13.40%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Consultant
3 9 (9.28%) Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Designer
4 8 (8.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Implementation Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Information Architect
5 7 (7.22%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) ServiceNow Developer
5 7 (7.22%) UX Designer
6 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Administrator
8 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.12%) HTML CSS Designer
8 4 (4.12%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Resource Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) CSS
3 13 (13.40%) Web Services
4 12 (12.37%) .NET
5 10 (10.31%) SOAP
6 9 (9.28%) REST
7 7 (7.22%) Node.js
8 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.12%) HTML5
9 4 (4.12%) jQuery
9 4 (4.12%) Sass
9 4 (4.12%) XHTML
10 3 (3.09%) LINQ
11 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.06%) Flash
11 2 (2.06%) Spring
11 2 (2.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.06%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.31%) User Experience
4 8 (8.25%) CMDB
5 6 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.15%) Taxonomies
7 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.06%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (2.06%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (2.06%) Life Science
9 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (1.03%) Pricing Data
10 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Unix
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.49%) ITIL
3 15 (15.46%) Project Management
4 13 (13.40%) Data Modelling
4 13 (13.40%) Information Architecture
4 13 (13.40%) Workflow Development
5 12 (12.37%) Validation
6 11 (11.34%) Change Management
6 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.31%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.31%) CRM
8 9 (9.28%) Content Management
8 9 (9.28%) Data Management
8 9 (9.28%) Migration
8 9 (9.28%) TDD
8 9 (9.28%) Wireframes
9 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.25%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (8.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.53%) C#
3 12 (12.37%) SQL
4 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.15%) VBA
7 4 (4.12%) Java
8 3 (3.09%) Apex Code
8 3 (3.09%) C++
8 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 3 (3.09%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) COBOL
10 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) APMP
2 1 (1.03%) CIPD
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.09%) GDPR
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) ServiceNow
3 8 (8.25%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (8.25%) Snow
4 6 (6.19%) Conga
5 3 (3.09%) Adobe
5 3 (3.09%) Capita
5 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Nintex
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Zend
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Curam
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) Pardot
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.03%) VMware