Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 446 551 708
Rank change year-on-year +105 +157 -42
Contract jobs citing Workday 503 356 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.84% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 250 124
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £322
90th Percentile £704 £738 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £468 £475
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
UK median hourly rate £29.75 £31.50 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -71.36% +411.63%
10th Percentile £20.33 £27.20 £87.00
90th Percentile £39.38 £115.35 £137.00
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 42,018 42,139 43,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.24% 42.01% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,038 26,579 26,916
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £257 £232 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,549 1,369 1,673
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.08 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% - -5.71%

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 18 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workday over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Workday in the UK

Workday
Top 13 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 18 January 2019. 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 +102 487 £525 +5.00% 41
London +92 286 £525 - 30
UK excluding London +39 210 £525 +12.30% 11
South East +44 164 £540 +20.00% 2
North of England -13 16 £500 +5.26% 8
Scotland -10 11 £450 -5.26%
East of England +5 10 £625 +13.64% 1
North West -3 8 £625 +25.00% 5
Midlands -11 8 £425 +21.43%
Yorkshire -12 8 £475 - 2
East Midlands +2 6 £425 +21.43%
West Midlands -12 2 £457 -
South West -35 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 158 (31.41%) Workday HCM
2 112 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 99 (19.68%) Project Management
3 99 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (16.90%) Finance
5 75 (14.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 75 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (14.51%) SAP
7 59 (11.73%) SDLC
8 58 (11.53%) Migration
9 55 (10.93%) ERP
10 49 (9.74%) SQL
11 48 (9.54%) Change Management
11 48 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (9.34%) Data Migration
13 43 (8.55%) Scenario Testing
14 42 (8.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 37 (7.36%) Oracle
16 36 (7.16%) Microsoft
17 35 (6.96%) Data Analysis
18 34 (6.76%) ETL
18 34 (6.76%) Test Scripting
19 31 (6.16%) Test Strategy
20 30 (5.96%) SaaS
21 29 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
21 29 (5.77%) Business Analysis
22 28 (5.57%) Management Information System
23 27 (5.37%) Data Conversion
23 27 (5.37%) SuccessFactors
24 26 (5.17%) SAP HR

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 3 (0.60%) Confluence
1 3 (0.60%) JBoss
1 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.20%) Anypoint
2 1 (0.20%) Moodle
2 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 75 (14.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (8.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 158 (31.41%) Workday HCM
2 26 (5.17%) SAP HR
3 10 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.99%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 3 (0.60%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
10 1 (0.20%) Maximo
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.96%) SaaS
2 27 (5.37%) SuccessFactors
3 10 (1.99%) Taleo
4 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.60%) Slack
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Boomi
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.60%) HTTP
2 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.58%) MS Access
3 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (1.39%) SAP BW
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.39%) SSDT
7 5 (0.99%) Power BI
8 4 (0.80%) Big Data
8 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (0.80%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.40%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (3.58%) JIRA
2 5 (0.99%) PVCS
2 5 (0.99%) Subversion
3 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.60%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.20%) Appium
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.20%) JMeter
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (16.90%) Finance
2 23 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 20 (3.98%) Retail
4 9 (1.79%) Banking
5 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.39%) Legal
7 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Electronics
8 2 (0.40%) French Language
8 2 (0.40%) International Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Marketing
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (23.06%) Analyst
2 85 (16.90%) Consultant
3 77 (15.31%) Workday Analyst
4 76 (15.11%) Workday Consultant
5 72 (14.31%) Workday Manager
6 65 (12.92%) Project Manager
7 50 (9.94%) Workday Project Manager
8 46 (9.15%) HR Analyst
9 31 (6.16%) Data Analyst
10 28 (5.57%) Business Analyst
11 27 (5.37%) Architect
12 26 (5.17%) HR Manager
13 25 (4.97%) Developer
14 22 (4.37%) Functional Consultant
14 22 (4.37%) Workday Functional Consultant
15 18 (3.58%) Migration Analyst
16 17 (3.38%) Data Migration Analyst
16 17 (3.38%) Functional Analyst
17 16 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
18 15 (2.98%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.17%) Web Services
2 18 (3.58%) XML
3 16 (3.18%) XSLT
4 12 (2.39%) Middleware
4 12 (2.39%) SOAP
5 6 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.99%) REST
7 3 (0.60%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.60%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
9 1 (0.20%) .NET
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.20%) DAO
9 1 (0.20%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) JDBC
9 1 (0.20%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.20%) WSDL
9 1 (0.20%) XSD
9 1 (0.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.39%) Reference Data
4 10 (1.99%) User Experience
5 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.19%) FMCG
7 2 (0.40%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.40%) Life Science
8 1 (0.20%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.20%) Blog
8 1 (0.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.20%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.20%) NHS
8 1 (0.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) Unix
1 1 (0.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 99 (19.68%) Project Management
3 75 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (11.73%) SDLC
5 58 (11.53%) Migration
6 55 (10.93%) ERP
7 48 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (9.54%) Change Management
8 47 (9.34%) Data Migration
9 43 (8.55%) Scenario Testing
10 35 (6.96%) Data Analysis
11 34 (6.76%) ETL
11 34 (6.76%) Test Scripting
12 31 (6.16%) Test Strategy
13 29 (5.77%) Business Analysis
13 29 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (5.37%) Data Conversion
15 24 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (4.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.74%) SQL
2 12 (2.39%) VB
3 8 (1.59%) C
3 8 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.19%) Java
6 4 (0.80%) VBA
7 3 (0.60%) ABAP
7 3 (0.60%) C#
8 2 (0.40%) C++
8 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.40%) Python
8 2 (0.40%) SOQL
9 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (3.98%) Degree
2 11 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.40%) ISEB
4 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) HNC
5 1 (0.20%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.20%) MBA
5 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.18%) PMO
3 10 (1.99%) GDPR
3 10 (1.99%) QA
4 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 73 (14.51%) SAP
2 37 (7.36%) Oracle
3 36 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.78%) Kronos
5 11 (2.19%) PeopleSoft
6 9 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.19%) Remedy
9 4 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.80%) HP
9 4 (0.80%) Sage
10 2 (0.40%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.40%) Informatica
10 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.40%) Okta
10 2 (0.40%) Trustwave
11 1 (0.20%) Cadence
11 1 (0.20%) CODA
11 1 (0.20%) IBM
11 1 (0.20%) Perfecto Mobile