Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 136 149
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -3
Contract jobs citing Workflow 2,007 1,890 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 1.92% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.25% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,371 1,213 1,117
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% +2.41%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £282
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 54
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £44.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.54% +3.82% +69.19%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.46 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £59.38 £59.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £46.50 £47.38
% change year-on-year -35.48% -1.85% +58.82%

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 88,599 84,098 90,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.60% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,535 55,446 59,633
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,426 2,078 2,364
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +5.10% +4.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 25 September 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 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Top 17 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 25 September 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 -3 1,837 £475 - 425
UK excluding London +24 1,124 £450 +5.88% 261
London -28 853 £500 - 185
South East +34 435 £463 +8.82% 77
North of England +44 228 £400 -5.88% 58
Midlands -3 154 £475 +11.76% 60
North West +23 146 £400 -5.88% 32
Scotland -8 112 £423 +8.33% 17
West Midlands -5 98 £500 +17.65% 40
South West -19 91 £450 +11.11% 26
Yorkshire +17 70 £400 -5.88% 21
East of England -34 69 £425 +0.59% 19
East Midlands +7 52 £413 -8.33% 20
Wales -11 26 £400 -11.11% 2
North East -16 13 £500 +33.33% 5
Northern Ireland +39 10 £455 +30.00% 2
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 690 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (26.16%) JavaScript
3 438 (21.82%) Finance
4 379 (18.88%) SQL
5 364 (18.14%) Microsoft
6 338 (16.84%) HTML
7 333 (16.59%) CSS
8 312 (15.55%) Oracle
9 309 (15.40%) Java
10 289 (14.40%) C#
11 270 (13.45%) Git (software)
12 244 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
13 240 (11.96%) REST
14 236 (11.76%) Web Services
15 222 (11.06%) .NET
16 221 (11.01%) CRM
17 217 (10.81%) Scrum
18 204 (10.16%) Project Management
18 204 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
19 202 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
20 201 (10.01%) Linux
21 199 (9.92%) SQL Server
22 193 (9.62%) JIRA
23 191 (9.52%) Jenkins
24 185 (9.22%) Business Analysis
25 182 (9.07%) Migration
26 175 (8.72%) Windows
27 174 (8.67%) SharePoint
28 173 (8.62%) Python
29 171 (8.52%) 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
1 174 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 131 (6.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 95 (4.73%) Confluence
4 72 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 71 (3.54%) CMS
6 45 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 39 (1.94%) IIS
8 34 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 31 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
10 29 (1.44%) JBoss
11 24 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 23 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 23 (1.15%) NetWeaver
13 22 (1.10%) Apache Spark
14 19 (0.95%) Umbraco
15 17 (0.85%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.85%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.80%) Documentum
17 14 (0.70%) Apache
17 14 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 108 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 61 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (1.99%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.70%) InVision
7 13 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.20%) HipChat
9 4 (0.20%) InDesign
9 4 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.15%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.100%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.100%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.050%) Mingle
12 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 121 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 22 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 20 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
6 17 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (0.80%) Eloqua
7 16 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
7 16 (0.80%) Sonata
8 12 (0.60%) PlanetPress Connect
9 10 (0.50%) Maximo
9 10 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.45%) Endur
10 9 (0.45%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.40%) Elite 3E
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
12 7 (0.35%) ION MarketView
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 137 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (5.03%) Office 365
4 74 (3.69%) Dynamics 365
5 37 (1.84%) IaaS
5 37 (1.84%) PaaS
6 36 (1.79%) npm
7 31 (1.54%) GitHub
8 25 (1.25%) SaaS
9 16 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 14 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 13 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.65%) Slack
13 12 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.50%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.50%) Serverless
15 9 (0.45%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.49%) Firewall
2 25 (1.25%) SMS
3 24 (1.20%) HTTP
4 19 (0.95%) Intranet
5 18 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.75%) LAN
6 15 (0.75%) SSL
6 15 (0.75%) WAN
7 14 (0.70%) Internet
8 12 (0.60%) Extranet
8 12 (0.60%) VPN
9 11 (0.55%) DNS
10 9 (0.45%) Network Security
10 9 (0.45%) SAN
11 8 (0.40%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.35%) FTP
12 7 (0.35%) RTMP
13 6 (0.30%) AMQP
13 6 (0.30%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 150 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 71 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (2.84%) Redis
5 50 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 47 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (2.19%) Big Data
8 41 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 36 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 35 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 35 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (1.54%) MySQL
12 30 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 28 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.35%) Power BI
15 23 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
17 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
17 17 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 270 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 193 (9.62%) JIRA
3 191 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 90 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 87 (4.33%) Visual Studio
6 56 (2.79%) Maven
7 52 (2.59%) Selenium
8 41 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 40 (1.99%) Subversion
10 38 (1.89%) JUnit
10 38 (1.89%) webpack
11 32 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 29 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 24 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (1.05%) Axure RP
16 20 (1.00%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.00%) GitLab
17 19 (0.95%) gulp
17 19 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 438 (21.82%) Finance
2 121 (6.03%) Banking
3 115 (5.73%) Marketing
4 68 (3.39%) Back Office
4 68 (3.39%) Front Office
5 63 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.09%) Legal
7 54 (2.69%) Retail
8 47 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 42 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 42 (2.09%) Law
10 27 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.30%) Publishing
12 25 (1.25%) Billing
13 19 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.80%) Electronics
14 16 (0.80%) General Ledger
15 15 (0.75%) Advertising
16 12 (0.60%) Games
16 12 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 746 (37.17%) Developer
2 399 (19.88%) Analyst
3 241 (12.01%) Business Analyst
4 128 (6.38%) Architect
5 118 (5.88%) Consultant
6 101 (5.03%) Java Developer
7 78 (3.89%) Python Developer
8 75 (3.74%) Project Manager
9 72 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 68 (3.39%) Django Developer
10 68 (3.39%) Python/Django Developer
11 65 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 59 (2.94%) Designer
13 56 (2.79%) .NET Developer
13 56 (2.79%) SharePoint Developer
14 50 (2.49%) CRM Developer
15 45 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
16 43 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
17 41 (2.04%) Angular Developer
17 41 (2.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (16.84%) HTML
2 333 (16.59%) CSS
3 240 (11.96%) REST
4 236 (11.76%) Web Services
5 222 (11.06%) .NET
6 171 (8.52%) XML
7 163 (8.12%) AngularJS
8 136 (6.78%) HTML5
9 113 (5.63%) jQuery
10 112 (5.58%) Node.js
11 102 (5.08%) React
12 91 (4.53%) SOAP
13 88 (4.38%) ASP.NET
14 81 (4.04%) Django
14 81 (4.04%) Spring
15 73 (3.64%) RESTful
16 66 (3.29%) XSLT
17 58 (2.89%) JSON
18 55 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 55 (2.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 244 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (7.27%) User Experience
3 84 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 70 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 57 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 39 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 38 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 36 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.54%) Robotics
12 28 (1.40%) Data Centre
12 28 (1.40%) Fintech
13 24 (1.20%) Derivative
14 21 (1.05%) Blog
14 21 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.00%) NHS
16 19 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 201 (10.01%) Linux
2 175 (8.72%) Windows
3 96 (4.78%) Unix
4 82 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 29 (1.44%) Android
9 25 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.40%) CentOS
11 8 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.35%) AIX
12 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.25%) Solaris
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.100%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.050%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (11.01%) CRM
3 217 (10.81%) Scrum
4 204 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
4 204 (10.16%) Project Management
5 202 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
6 185 (9.22%) Business Analysis
7 182 (9.07%) Migration
8 162 (8.07%) DevOps
9 143 (7.13%) Analytics
10 141 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
11 136 (6.78%) SDLC
11 136 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 132 (6.58%) Test Automation
13 119 (5.93%) ITIL
14 118 (5.88%) Web Development
15 112 (5.58%) TDD
16 101 (5.03%) User Stories
17 100 (4.98%) Service Management
18 95 (4.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 525 (26.16%) JavaScript
2 379 (18.88%) SQL
3 309 (15.40%) Java
4 289 (14.40%) C#
5 173 (8.62%) Python
6 120 (5.98%) PowerShell
7 66 (3.29%) TypeScript
8 58 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 53 (2.64%) ABAP
10 46 (2.29%) Java 8
11 43 (2.14%) PHP
12 42 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 40 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.94%) C++
15 28 (1.40%) C
16 27 (1.35%) Perl
16 27 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.30%) Ruby
17 26 (1.30%) Scala
18 22 (1.10%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 167 (8.32%) Degree
2 141 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 96 (4.78%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.35%) MCSE
7 23 (1.15%) ISEB
8 16 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.60%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.55%) PMP
12 8 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
13 7 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.35%) CBAP
13 7 (0.35%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.30%) NCDA
14 6 (0.30%) NCIE
14 6 (0.30%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.38%) QA
2 75 (3.74%) SLA
3 43 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 41 (2.04%) PMO
5 19 (0.95%) WCAG
6 16 (0.80%) GDPR
7 9 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
8 7 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.35%) MiFID
9 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (0.25%) HL7
11 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.100%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.050%) COBIT
14 1 (0.050%) EMIR
14 1 (0.050%) FATCA
14 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 98 (4.88%) Docker
2 66 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.70%) HDFS
4 13 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.40%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.30%) Firmware
7 6 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.30%) NFS
8 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.25%) vSphere
9 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.100%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.100%) XenApp
11 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.050%) Postfix
11 1 (0.050%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 54 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.54%) Ansible
3 44 (2.19%) Puppet
4 35 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
5 32 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.49%) Terraform
7 16 (0.80%) SCCM
8 14 (0.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 12 (0.60%) vRealize
10 9 (0.45%) Grafana
10 9 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.45%) WMI
11 8 (0.40%) Kibana
11 8 (0.40%) Nagios
12 7 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.30%) Salt
14 5 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.25%) logstash
14 5 (0.25%) Rancher
15 4 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 364 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 312 (15.55%) Oracle
3 127 (6.33%) SAP
4 84 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
5 72 (3.59%) Nintex
6 61 (3.04%) ServiceNow
7 56 (2.79%) Adobe
8 37 (1.84%) VMware
9 36 (1.79%) Google
9 36 (1.79%) IBM
10 29 (1.44%) Cisco
11 27 (1.35%) Atlassian
12 25 (1.25%) Pega
12 25 (1.25%) Tableau
13 24 (1.20%) HP
14 23 (1.15%) Remedy
15 21 (1.05%) Splunk
16 20 (1.00%) UiPath
17 18 (0.90%) Automation Anywhere
17 18 (0.90%) TIBCO