Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +38
Contract jobs citing Workflow 60 114 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 2.21% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.56% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 89 101
Median daily rate £400 £465 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.98% +20.00% -3.13%
10th Percentile £187 £320 £313
90th Percentile £775 £566 £538
England median daily rate £500 £490 £470
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.26% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 9
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £20.50 - £23.75
90th Percentile £55.38 - £53.80
England median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +122.22% -35.71% -

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 2,423 4,445 5,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.41% 86.04% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 2,878 3,210
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £239 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £616 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 168 253
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.59 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.80% +7.73% -35.45%
10th Percentile £12.33 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.00 £50.45 £51.25
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.51% -12.08%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Workflow as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Workflow in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Workflow in the North West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Workflow in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Workflow in the North West

Workflow
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Workflow in the North West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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
Cumbria +8 19 £200 +42.86% 2
Cheshire +18 14 £300 -34.78%
Manchester +15 12 £475 +21.02% 6
Lancashire +36 11 £319 -22.78% 1
Merseyside -15 1 - - 2
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (23.33%) XML
5 14 (23.33%) Retail
6 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
6 13 (21.67%) ITIL
6 13 (21.67%) C#
6 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
7 12 (20.00%) Driving Licence
7 12 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (20.00%) Windows
7 12 (20.00%) Web Services
7 12 (20.00%) HP
7 12 (20.00%) Dell
7 12 (20.00%) Banking
8 11 (18.33%) Finance
8 11 (18.33%) .NET
9 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.67%) Migration
9 10 (16.67%) Project Management
9 10 (16.67%) Power BI
9 10 (16.67%) Power Platform

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 7 (11.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle iSupplier
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (5.00%) SAP SRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) assyst
3 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.33%) Azure
4 1 (1.67%) AWS
4 1 (1.67%) npm
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) DMZ
1 5 (8.33%) Extranet
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
1 5 (8.33%) Intranet
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 2 (3.33%) FTP
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) BGP
5 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.67%) FCAPS
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) MPLS
5 1 (1.67%) OSPF
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Power BI
3 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.33%) QlikView
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Mocha
3 1 (1.67%) TestCafe
3 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 14 (23.33%) Retail
2 13 (21.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (20.00%) Banking
4 11 (18.33%) Finance
5 3 (5.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (5.00%) Local Government
5 3 (5.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (1.67%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Interface Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Procurement Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.33%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) XML
2 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 11 (18.33%) .NET
4 9 (15.00%) SOAP
5 7 (11.67%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) Ajax
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.33%) CSS
6 5 (8.33%) Flash
6 5 (8.33%) jQuery
6 5 (8.33%) Middleware
6 5 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 5 (8.33%) XHTML
6 5 (8.33%) XSLT
7 4 (6.67%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) REST
8 3 (5.00%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
3 12 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.33%) User Experience
6 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.67%) PKI
6 4 (6.67%) Robotics
6 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
1 12 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (15.00%) Decision-Making
5 9 (15.00%) Process Management
5 9 (15.00%) SOA
6 8 (13.33%) Data Management
6 8 (13.33%) Metadata Management
6 8 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
7 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.00%) Validation
9 5 (8.33%) Information Architecture
9 5 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) C#
3 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.67%) C
6 4 (6.67%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
6 4 (6.67%) VBScript
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) CCIE
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) GDPR
2 4 (6.67%) RMADS
3 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.33%) EMIR
5 1 (1.67%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.67%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.67%) Icinga
2 1 (1.67%) Observium
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Dell
2 12 (20.00%) HP
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) TOWER Software
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) Civica
7 1 (1.67%) Cramer
7 1 (1.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.67%) Remedy
7 1 (1.67%) VMware