Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 528 553 682
Rank change year-on-year +25 +129 +32
Contract jobs citing Workday 385 330 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.79% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 240 156
UK median daily rate £498 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £374 £356
90th Percentile £698 £700 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £525 £486
% change year-on-year -8.57% +7.97% +5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
UK median hourly rate £37.75 £77.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.29% +181.82% +48.65%
10th Percentile £21.83 £23.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £54.68 £136.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 - -

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 43,013 41,859 49,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 43.78% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,752 25,594 30,139
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,569 1,382 1,638
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - -5.58% +1.48%

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 15 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workday over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 August 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 -1 362 £498 -5.13% 20
London +3 200 £510 +1.90% 9
UK excluding London -4 174 £480 -8.57% 13
South East -2 126 £498 -5.58% 8
East of England +2 19 £475 -7.32% 2
Scotland -25 15 £500 +25.00% 2
North of England -40 8 £388 -25.84%
North West -26 6 £350 -35.78%
East Midlands +1 4 £495 +10.00% 1
Midlands -28 4 £495 +10.00% 1
South West -10 2 - -
Yorkshire -14 2 £400 +34.68%

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 91 (23.64%) SAP
2 87 (22.60%) Workday HCM
3 81 (21.04%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (19.22%) Project Management
5 64 (16.62%) Finance
6 61 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (11.43%) Business Analysis
9 42 (10.91%) ERP
10 41 (10.65%) Migration
11 39 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (9.61%) Microsoft Excel
13 36 (9.35%) Change Management
13 36 (9.35%) Analytics
14 33 (8.57%) XSLT
15 31 (8.05%) SaaS
15 31 (8.05%) Degree
16 29 (7.53%) SAP HR
16 29 (7.53%) Data Migration
17 28 (7.27%) Scenario Testing
17 28 (7.27%) Kronos
18 26 (6.75%) PRINCE2
18 26 (6.75%) Oracle
19 25 (6.49%) Web Services
20 23 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (5.97%) Microsoft
21 21 (5.45%) Test Strategy
22 19 (4.94%) Service Delivery
23 18 (4.68%) Validation
23 18 (4.68%) Data Modelling

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 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (9.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 87 (22.60%) Workday HCM
2 29 (7.53%) SAP HR
3 11 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.30%) NetSuite
5 5 (1.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.04%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.78%) Global One
7 3 (0.78%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.52%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.05%) SaaS
2 12 (3.12%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (1.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.04%) Taleo
7 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Slack
7 2 (0.52%) Yammer
8 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) Skype
2 1 (0.26%) SMS
2 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.64%) Power BI
2 13 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.82%) SSDT
5 6 (1.56%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.30%) MS Access
7 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (1.04%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.34%) JIRA
2 8 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) LSMW
4 1 (0.26%) SilkCentral
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (16.62%) Finance
2 15 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (3.12%) Legal
3 12 (3.12%) Retail
4 8 (2.08%) Banking
5 7 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Publishing
7 3 (0.78%) French Language
7 3 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) International Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (24.94%) Analyst
2 90 (23.38%) Consultant
3 75 (19.48%) Workday Consultant
4 61 (15.84%) Workday Analyst
5 52 (13.51%) Project Manager
6 41 (10.65%) Workday Manager
7 38 (9.87%) Business Analyst
8 32 (8.31%) HR Manager
9 31 (8.05%) HR Analyst
9 31 (8.05%) Workday Specialist
10 26 (6.75%) Workday Project Manager
11 21 (5.45%) Workday Business Analyst
12 18 (4.68%) HR Business Analyst
12 18 (4.68%) Integration Specialist
13 17 (4.42%) Developer
14 13 (3.38%) SAP Consultant
14 13 (3.38%) Test Analyst
15 12 (3.12%) Integration Consultant
15 12 (3.12%) Workday Integration Consultant
16 11 (2.86%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.57%) XSLT
2 25 (6.49%) Web Services
3 17 (4.42%) XML
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (1.82%) REST
6 6 (1.56%) SOAP
7 4 (1.04%) HTML
7 4 (1.04%) Spring
8 3 (0.78%) CSS
8 3 (0.78%) DAO
8 3 (0.78%) Node.js
8 3 (0.78%) WSDL
9 2 (0.52%) .NET
9 2 (0.52%) EDI
9 2 (0.52%) IDoc
9 2 (0.52%) JSON
9 2 (0.52%) Middleware
9 2 (0.52%) SAP ALE
10 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (21.04%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.42%) User Experience
3 14 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.38%) Analytical Mindset
5 11 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.56%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.78%) FMCG
7 3 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.52%) Life Science
8 2 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.26%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.22%) Project Management
2 61 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 42 (10.91%) ERP
6 41 (10.65%) Migration
7 39 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (9.35%) Analytics
8 36 (9.35%) Change Management
9 29 (7.53%) Data Migration
10 28 (7.27%) Scenario Testing
11 26 (6.75%) PRINCE2
12 23 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (5.45%) Test Strategy
14 19 (4.94%) Service Delivery
15 18 (4.68%) Data Modelling
15 18 (4.68%) Validation
16 17 (4.42%) ITIL
17 15 (3.90%) ETL
18 14 (3.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.90%) SQL
2 10 (2.60%) ABAP
3 7 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.30%) VB
5 3 (0.78%) Python
6 2 (0.52%) C
6 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) C#
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) Java
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (8.05%) Degree
2 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.26%) CCA
4 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.12%) PMO
3 3 (0.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (23.64%) SAP
2 28 (7.27%) Kronos
3 26 (6.75%) Oracle
4 23 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.12%) PeopleSoft
6 10 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.82%) Sage
8 6 (1.56%) Ceridian
9 5 (1.30%) Epicor
10 4 (1.04%) HP
10 4 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.78%) CODA
11 3 (0.78%) Infor
11 3 (0.78%) Peoplefluent
12 2 (0.52%) Nintex
12 2 (0.52%) Okta
13 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.26%) Pegasus
13 1 (0.26%) Virgin Media