Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 May 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.

Workflow
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 115 161
Rank change year-on-year -31 +46 -35
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1,908 1,896 1,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 2.08% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.46% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,311 1,219 1,059
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 39
UK median hourly rate £32.66 £45.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.43% +66.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.65 £14.75 £14.95
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% - +58.33%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87,049 77,090 88,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.76% 84.65% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,429 50,585 58,395
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,301 2,072 2,322
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.31 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% -3.70% +23.74%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 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 -36 1,678 £470 +2.17% 428
UK excluding London -1 1,058 £438 +2.94% 286
London -45 814 £500 - 178
South East -2 380 £475 +9.20% 78
North of England +28 237 £400 - 75
Scotland +28 174 £400 -4.76% 25
North West +35 136 £388 -3.13% 37
Midlands -27 125 £450 +16.13% 31
Yorkshire -3 78 £425 -5.56% 28
West Midlands -25 77 £485 +21.13% 23
South West -19 71 £425 -2.86% 31
East Midlands -13 48 £413 +10.00% 8
East of England -31 46 £388 -13.89% 34
North East +6 25 £483 +40.36% 10
Wales -21 25 £400 -5.88% 9
Northern Ireland +4 7 £500 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 with a requirement for Workflow.

1 551 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (23.95%) JavaScript
3 380 (19.92%) Finance
4 349 (18.29%) SQL
5 308 (16.14%) Microsoft
6 302 (15.83%) Oracle
7 293 (15.36%) CSS
8 292 (15.30%) HTML
9 243 (12.74%) C#
10 242 (12.68%) Java
11 234 (12.26%) Web Services
11 234 (12.26%) Linux
12 231 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
13 226 (11.84%) Git (software)
14 208 (10.90%) Jenkins
15 204 (10.69%) Python
16 203 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
17 198 (10.38%) SharePoint
17 198 (10.38%) REST
18 197 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
19 193 (10.12%) Migration
20 190 (9.96%) Project Management
21 184 (9.64%) Security Cleared
22 178 (9.33%) Business Analysis
23 170 (8.91%) Scrum
24 167 (8.75%) Relational Database
25 164 (8.60%) CRM
26 162 (8.49%) .NET
27 158 (8.28%) Windows
27 158 (8.28%) XML

Workflow
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
1 198 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 121 (6.34%) Oracle Workflow
3 69 (3.62%) Confluence
4 68 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 50 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 39 (2.04%) CMS
7 38 (1.99%) JBoss
8 34 (1.78%) IIS
8 34 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
9 27 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.21%) Documentum
11 23 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.15%) Apache Spark
13 21 (1.10%) Apache
14 20 (1.05%) WebLogic
15 19 (1.00%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 87 (4.56%) MS Visio
2 86 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 52 (2.73%) InfoPath
5 50 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 27 (1.42%) Photoshop
7 19 (1.00%) InVision
8 15 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
10 11 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.31%) InDesign
11 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.21%) Gliffy
14 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.16%) UserZoom
15 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 98 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (1.42%) Sonata
4 20 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 17 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
6 16 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.58%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
9 10 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 9 (0.47%) Elite 3E
11 8 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.37%) Infor M3
12 7 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 6 (0.31%) ION MarketView
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.31%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 134 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.45%) Office 365
4 55 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
5 43 (2.25%) PaaS
6 39 (2.04%) IaaS
7 38 (1.99%) GitHub
8 19 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (0.73%) Serverless
11 13 (0.68%) npm
11 13 (0.68%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 11 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
15 8 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.42%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.89%) SMS
2 26 (1.36%) WAN
3 23 (1.21%) HTTP
3 23 (1.21%) Intranet
4 21 (1.10%) DNS
5 17 (0.89%) FTP
5 17 (0.89%) Internet
5 17 (0.89%) LAN
6 14 (0.73%) Firewall
7 12 (0.63%) Network Security
8 9 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.47%) VPN
9 7 (0.37%) BGP
9 7 (0.37%) OSPF
9 7 (0.37%) SSH
9 7 (0.37%) SSL
9 7 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.37%) VLAN
10 6 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 157 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 76 (3.98%) Redis
4 62 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (1.89%) Power BI
8 35 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 33 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 33 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (1.57%) Big Data
10 30 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.52%) MySQL
12 27 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (1.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 20 (1.05%) MongoDB
15 19 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.84%) QlikView
16 16 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.73%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 226 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 208 (10.90%) Jenkins
3 149 (7.81%) JIRA
4 80 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 76 (3.98%) Visual Studio
6 50 (2.62%) Maven
7 44 (2.31%) Selenium
8 36 (1.89%) Subversion
9 25 (1.31%) Axure RP
10 24 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
11 20 (1.05%) Mocha
11 20 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (0.94%) Grunt
13 17 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.84%) JUnit
15 15 (0.79%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (0.68%) webpack
18 12 (0.63%) Cucumber
18 12 (0.63%) GitLab
General
1 380 (19.92%) Finance
2 113 (5.92%) Banking
3 76 (3.98%) Legal
4 60 (3.14%) Marketing
5 50 (2.62%) Retail
6 47 (2.46%) Front Office
7 45 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 40 (2.10%) Investment Banking
9 39 (2.04%) Law
10 38 (1.99%) Back Office
11 37 (1.94%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.94%) Games
14 16 (0.84%) Advertising
15 13 (0.68%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
16 12 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.58%) Electronics
17 11 (0.58%) Publishing
18 10 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 687 (36.01%) Developer
2 340 (17.82%) Analyst
3 210 (11.01%) Business Analyst
4 134 (7.02%) Consultant
5 132 (6.92%) Architect
6 108 (5.66%) Python Developer
7 90 (4.72%) Django Developer
7 90 (4.72%) Python/Django Developer
8 86 (4.51%) Java Developer
9 67 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
10 63 (3.30%) Senior Developer
11 53 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 50 (2.62%) Designer
13 47 (2.46%) .NET Developer
14 46 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 45 (2.36%) Administrator
15 45 (2.36%) CRM Developer
16 42 (2.20%) User Researcher
17 40 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
17 40 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (15.36%) CSS
2 292 (15.30%) HTML
3 234 (12.26%) Web Services
4 198 (10.38%) REST
5 162 (8.49%) .NET
6 158 (8.28%) XML
7 107 (5.61%) AngularJS
8 106 (5.56%) HTML5
9 97 (5.08%) Django
10 95 (4.98%) jQuery
11 94 (4.93%) Spring
12 77 (4.04%) Node.js
13 73 (3.83%) XSLT
14 68 (3.56%) SOAP
15 58 (3.04%) RESTful
16 57 (2.99%) Hibernate
17 52 (2.73%) CSS3
18 50 (2.62%) ASP.NET
18 50 (2.62%) Sass
19 38 (1.99%) React
Miscellaneous
1 231 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (6.87%) User Experience
3 94 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 37 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 34 (1.78%) Fixed Income
8 28 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.36%) Fintech
9 26 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.00%) Blog
12 17 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 15 (0.79%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.73%) CMDB
15 14 (0.73%) Derivative
15 14 (0.73%) NHS
16 13 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 234 (12.26%) Linux
2 158 (8.28%) Windows
3 109 (5.71%) Unix
4 78 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.94%) Android
12 10 (0.52%) AIX
13 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.21%) Solaris
15 3 (0.16%) CentOS
15 3 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.10%) HPUX
16 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
3 197 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
4 193 (10.12%) Migration
5 190 (9.96%) Project Management
6 178 (9.33%) Business Analysis
7 170 (8.91%) Scrum
8 164 (8.60%) CRM
9 150 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
10 139 (7.29%) Web Development
11 129 (6.76%) DevOps
12 124 (6.50%) Analytics
13 114 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 95 (4.98%) ITIL
14 95 (4.98%) SDLC
15 92 (4.82%) Test Automation
15 92 (4.82%) Workflow Management
16 83 (4.35%) Data Modelling
17 80 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 79 (4.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 457 (23.95%) JavaScript
2 349 (18.29%) SQL
3 243 (12.74%) C#
4 242 (12.68%) Java
5 204 (10.69%) Python
6 114 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 60 (3.14%) PL/SQL
8 38 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 37 (1.94%) PHP
10 35 (1.83%) Scala
11 33 (1.73%) C++
12 32 (1.68%) Java 8
13 28 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.42%) Ruby
14 27 (1.42%) TypeScript
15 24 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.10%) Apex Code
17 20 (1.05%) C
18 18 (0.94%) VB
19 17 (0.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 184 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 142 (7.44%) Degree
3 134 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.31%) MCSE
7 15 (0.79%) Siebel Certification
8 11 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.42%) ISEB
10 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.31%) MCTS
11 6 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.31%) PMP
12 4 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.21%) HND
12 4 (0.21%) MCAD
12 4 (0.21%) MCSD
12 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.19%) QA
2 33 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.47%) GDPR
4 27 (1.42%) SLA
5 26 (1.36%) PMO
6 12 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
7 9 (0.47%) WCAG
8 8 (0.42%) MiFID
8 8 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.42%) SNOMED CT
9 6 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) COBIT
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.10%) HAZOP
11 2 (0.10%) IFRS
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.052%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.052%) MISRA
12 1 (0.052%) SEPA
System Software
1 87 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.52%) Docker
3 37 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.68%) VMware NSX
7 9 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.37%) vSphere
9 6 (0.31%) HDFS
10 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.21%) NFS
12 3 (0.16%) Firmware
12 3 (0.16%) Samba
12 3 (0.16%) vCloud
13 2 (0.10%) SRDF
13 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.10%) XenApp
13 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 72 (3.77%) Ansible
2 65 (3.41%) Puppet
3 45 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.62%) Terraform
5 26 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 24 (1.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 18 (0.94%) vRealize
8 16 (0.84%) Kubernetes
9 13 (0.68%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.37%) Control-M
10 7 (0.37%) HP ALM
10 7 (0.37%) SCCM
11 6 (0.31%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.31%) Forum Sentry
12 5 (0.26%) Oozie
13 4 (0.21%) SCOM
14 3 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 3 (0.16%) PowerBroker
14 3 (0.16%) Salt
14 3 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 308 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 302 (15.83%) Oracle
3 82 (4.30%) VMware
4 76 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
5 72 (3.77%) SAP
6 58 (3.04%) Nintex
7 48 (2.52%) HP
7 48 (2.52%) IBM
8 47 (2.46%) Adobe
9 45 (2.36%) ServiceNow
10 31 (1.62%) Google
10 31 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 29 (1.52%) Siebel
12 24 (1.26%) FNZ
13 23 (1.21%) Tableau
14 22 (1.15%) Cisco
15 19 (1.00%) Informatica
16 17 (0.89%) Pega
17 15 (0.79%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.79%) CA