Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Workday products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Workday over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Workday, Inc.

Workday
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 511 530 692
Rank change year-on-year +19 +162 +12
Contract jobs citing Workday 409 369 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.86% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 253 153
UK median daily rate £499 £515 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +5.64% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £356
90th Percentile £704 £733 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.20% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -71.36% +411.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.45% - -

Workday is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,312 42,717 48,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.01% 42.97% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,799 26,383 29,359
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,654 1,384 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +2.28% -2.23%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.59 £45.30 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

Workday
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Workday as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Workday in the UK

Workday
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Workday.

Contractor daily rate trend for Workday in the UK

Workday
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workday over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Workday in the UK

Workday
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workday.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Workday in the UK

Workday
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workday within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England +4 382 £499 -3.11% 47
London +29 208 £500 -4.76% 29
UK excluding London -19 189 £484 -3.20% 18
South East -6 139 £499 +10.89% 11
Scotland -13 19 £463 -
East of England +10 15 £450 -20.00% 2
North of England -30 8 £438 -23.91% 2
East Midlands +4 7 £475 +5.56%
Midlands -13 7 £475 +5.56%
North West -21 6 £544 -11.22% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £400 - 1
South West -27 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Workday 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 with a requirement for Workday.

1 125 (30.56%) Workday HCM
2 90 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (19.80%) Project Management
3 81 (19.80%) SAP
4 62 (15.16%) Finance
5 61 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (12.71%) Change Management
8 50 (12.22%) Migration
9 44 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
11 38 (9.29%) Data Migration
12 36 (8.80%) Business Analysis
13 35 (8.56%) SAP HR
13 35 (8.56%) Analytics
14 34 (8.31%) XSLT
15 32 (7.82%) ERP
15 32 (7.82%) SaaS
16 30 (7.33%) Web Services
16 30 (7.33%) Degree
17 26 (6.36%) Scenario Testing
18 25 (6.11%) Microsoft
19 24 (5.87%) SQL
19 24 (5.87%) Service Delivery
20 22 (5.38%) Test Strategy
20 22 (5.38%) Oracle
20 22 (5.38%) Data Modelling
21 21 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (5.13%) Validation
22 20 (4.89%) XML

Workday
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.73%) JBoss
3 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 125 (30.56%) Workday HCM
2 35 (8.56%) SAP HR
3 11 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.98%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.98%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.73%) Global One
6 3 (0.73%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.49%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.82%) SaaS
2 16 (3.91%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.71%) Taleo
4 5 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (1.22%) Slack
5 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.49%) Yammer
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Boomi
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) HTTP
1 2 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.24%) Skype
2 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (2.93%) MS Access
3 11 (2.69%) Power BI
4 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.71%) SSDT
7 6 (1.47%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (0.98%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.49%) GIS
10 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) MySQL
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (3.42%) JIRA
2 8 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) LSMW
5 1 (0.24%) SilkCentral
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (15.16%) Finance
2 16 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (3.91%) Retail
3 10 (2.44%) Legal
4 7 (1.71%) Banking
5 5 (1.22%) French Language
6 4 (0.98%) Law
6 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.98%) Publishing
7 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (25.92%) Analyst
2 71 (17.36%) Consultant
3 65 (15.89%) Workday Analyst
4 60 (14.67%) Workday Consultant
5 53 (12.96%) Workday Manager
6 47 (11.49%) Project Manager
7 40 (9.78%) HR Analyst
8 31 (7.58%) Workday Project Manager
9 28 (6.85%) HR Manager
10 27 (6.60%) Business Analyst
10 27 (6.60%) Workday Specialist
11 24 (5.87%) Integration Specialist
12 22 (5.38%) Test Analyst
13 21 (5.13%) Developer
14 17 (4.16%) Data Analyst
14 17 (4.16%) HR Business Analyst
15 12 (2.93%) Workday Business Analyst
16 11 (2.69%) Architect
17 10 (2.44%) Migration Analyst
17 10 (2.44%) Workday Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.31%) XSLT
2 30 (7.33%) Web Services
3 20 (4.89%) XML
4 8 (1.96%) REST
4 8 (1.96%) SOAP
5 6 (1.47%) Middleware
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.98%) Spring
7 4 (0.98%) WSDL
8 3 (0.73%) .NET
9 2 (0.49%) SAML
10 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.24%) DAO
10 1 (0.24%) HTML
10 1 (0.24%) JSON
10 1 (0.24%) XSD
10 1 (0.24%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.18%) Analytical Mindset
3 13 (3.18%) Reference Data
4 11 (2.69%) User Experience
5 10 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.73%) FMCG
7 3 (0.73%) Life Science
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.24%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.24%) Social Media
8 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.24%) Unix
1 1 (0.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.80%) Project Management
2 61 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (12.71%) Change Management
5 50 (12.22%) Migration
6 44 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (9.29%) Data Migration
8 36 (8.80%) Business Analysis
9 35 (8.56%) Analytics
10 32 (7.82%) ERP
11 26 (6.36%) Scenario Testing
12 24 (5.87%) Service Delivery
13 22 (5.38%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.38%) Test Strategy
14 21 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (5.13%) Validation
15 19 (4.65%) Data Management
15 19 (4.65%) ETL
15 19 (4.65%) PRINCE2
16 18 (4.40%) Data Conversion
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.87%) SQL
2 12 (2.93%) VB
3 9 (2.20%) ABAP
4 7 (1.71%) C
4 7 (1.71%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.47%) Java
6 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.73%) C#
7 3 (0.73%) C++
8 2 (0.49%) SOQL
9 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (7.33%) Degree
2 10 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 10 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.73%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) CCA
6 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) HNC
6 1 (0.24%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.89%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.44%) PMO
3 8 (1.96%) QA
4 4 (0.98%) GDPR
5 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (19.80%) SAP
2 25 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.38%) Oracle
4 14 (3.42%) Kronos
5 9 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (1.71%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.47%) HP
8 3 (0.73%) Okta
8 3 (0.73%) Sage
9 2 (0.49%) Informatica
9 2 (0.49%) Nintex
10 1 (0.24%) BMC
10 1 (0.24%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.24%) CODA
10 1 (0.24%) Dell
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.24%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.24%) Remedy