Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 127 118
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 -23
Contract jobs citing Workflow 101 94 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 1.37% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.63% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 68
North West median daily rate £431 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -2.94% +19.72%
10th Percentile £325 £298 £290
90th Percentile £533 £550 £638
England median daily rate £470 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +10.59% +2.41% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £17.75 £31.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.79% -43.31% +108.73%
10th Percentile £16.10 £15.00 £26.23
90th Percentile £26.86 £38.18 £37.39
England median hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +43.48% +10.30%

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 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +31 65 £438 +6.06% 12
Cheshire +18 26 £413 +17.86% 5
Merseyside 0 5 £450 +28.57% 4
Lancashire +6 1 £400 -21.95% 3
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.78%) SharePoint
5 20 (19.80%) SQL
5 20 (19.80%) .NET
6 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
7 17 (16.83%) Finance
7 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (15.84%) Change Control
8 16 (15.84%) SAP
9 14 (13.86%) Project Management
9 14 (13.86%) CMS
9 14 (13.86%) Content Management
10 13 (12.87%) Validation
10 13 (12.87%) ITIL
10 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (12.87%) C#
11 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
11 12 (11.88%) Change Management
12 11 (10.89%) Migration
12 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
12 11 (10.89%) SOAP
12 11 (10.89%) Web Services
12 11 (10.89%) TDD
12 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
12 11 (10.89%) ServiceNow
12 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
13 10 (9.90%) Workflow Development

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 22 (21.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (13.86%) CMS
3 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (3.96%) NetWeaver
4 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.98%) CICS
6 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.98%) SAS
6 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.99%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (4.95%) SAP ERP
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.96%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.96%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.96%) SAP FI-AP
3 4 (3.96%) SAP SRM
4 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.97%) SAP MDM
5 2 (1.98%) Magento
5 2 (1.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) GitHub
2 8 (7.92%) Office 365
3 5 (4.95%) OneDrive
3 5 (4.95%) Taleo
4 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) Intranet
2 5 (4.95%) SMS
2 5 (4.95%) SNMP
3 3 (2.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) IDOL
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (3.96%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.97%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.97%) gulp
3 3 (2.97%) MorphX
3 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.97%) Selenium
3 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.99%) FxCop
5 1 (0.99%) Grunt
5 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.99%) T4 Templates
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Legal
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Advertising
5 3 (2.97%) Local Government
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Front Office
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) Consultant
4 8 (7.92%) Administrator
4 8 (7.92%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Information Architect
5 7 (6.93%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) CRM Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Planning Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Resource Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Resource Planning Manager
7 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.97%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) SAP FI Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) .NET
2 11 (10.89%) SOAP
2 11 (10.89%) Web Services
3 10 (9.90%) HTML
4 9 (8.91%) CSS
5 7 (6.93%) XML
6 6 (5.94%) Node.js
6 6 (5.94%) REST
7 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.96%) SAP XI
8 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.97%) HTML5
8 3 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.98%) Ajax
9 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.98%) CSS3
9 2 (1.98%) cXML
9 2 (1.98%) LINQ
9 2 (1.98%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.98%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Taxonomies
4 5 (4.95%) CMDB
5 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.98%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.99%) DataPower
6 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Life Science
6 1 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Unix
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) Change Control
3 14 (13.86%) Content Management
3 14 (13.86%) Project Management
4 13 (12.87%) ITIL
4 13 (12.87%) Validation
5 12 (11.88%) Change Management
5 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.89%) Migration
6 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.89%) TDD
7 10 (9.90%) Workflow Development
8 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.91%) CRM
9 8 (7.92%) Document Management
9 8 (7.92%) ITSM
9 8 (7.92%) Use Case
10 7 (6.93%) Data Management
10 7 (6.93%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.80%) SQL
3 13 (12.87%) C#
4 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.92%) VBA
6 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.95%) ABAP
7 5 (4.95%) Java
8 3 (2.97%) Jython
8 3 (2.97%) Perl
8 3 (2.97%) Python
8 3 (2.97%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) X++
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) COBOL
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.98%) HND
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) GDPR
2 2 (1.98%) PMO
2 2 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.98%) Rancher
3 1 (0.99%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.84%) SAP
3 11 (10.89%) ServiceNow
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle
5 5 (4.95%) iManage
5 5 (4.95%) Interwoven
5 5 (4.95%) Reuters
5 5 (4.95%) Snow
6 3 (2.97%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.97%) Ariba
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Nintex
6 3 (2.97%) Splunk
7 2 (1.98%) Capita
7 2 (1.98%) OpenText
8 1 (0.99%) CA
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) Pega
8 1 (0.99%) VMware