Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 148 152
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1,944 1,907 1,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.85% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.16% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,323 1,205 1,148
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 50
UK median hourly rate £28.38 £35.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% -8.50% +53.00%
10th Percentile £15.29 £15.00 £13.94
90th Percentile £36.50 £59.50 £59.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +69.19%

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 89,966 88,328 90,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.73% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,547 58,692 59,765
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,344 2,127 2,494
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.46% +6.67% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 1,821 £475 +1.06% 403
UK excluding London +13 1,034 £438 +2.94% 243
London -14 870 £500 - 181
South East +24 397 £450 +5.88% 48
North of England +18 214 £425 - 75
Midlands +19 168 £475 +5.56% 42
North West +5 137 £425 - 48
West Midlands -4 115 £475 +5.56% 23
South West -28 86 £450 +7.14% 21
Scotland -46 68 £413 +17.86% 15
East of England -22 67 £425 +21.43% 36
Yorkshire +23 61 £400 -4.76% 24
East Midlands +21 49 £438 -1.41% 18
Wales -1 21 £481 +10.00% 5
North East -12 16 £438 +10.06% 3
Northern Ireland +43 10 £455 +30.00%
Channel Islands - 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 726 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (21.76%) JavaScript
3 417 (21.45%) Finance
4 386 (19.86%) SQL
5 360 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 314 (16.15%) Java
7 313 (16.10%) HTML
8 273 (14.04%) C#
9 266 (13.68%) CSS
10 261 (13.43%) .NET
11 245 (12.60%) Git (software)
12 231 (11.88%) Oracle
13 228 (11.73%) Scrum
14 223 (11.47%) CRM
15 221 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
16 210 (10.80%) JIRA
17 207 (10.65%) SQL Server
18 199 (10.24%) DevOps
19 182 (9.36%) REST
20 181 (9.31%) Web Services
21 177 (9.10%) AngularJS
22 176 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
23 167 (8.59%) Test Automation
24 164 (8.44%) Project Management
24 164 (8.44%) Migration
25 160 (8.23%) Degree
25 160 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
26 154 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
27 150 (7.72%) Business Analysis
28 149 (7.66%) SharePoint

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
1 149 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 119 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 114 (5.86%) Confluence
4 72 (3.70%) CMS
5 54 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 29 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 27 (1.39%) IIS
10 25 (1.29%) Documentum
11 23 (1.18%) JBoss
12 22 (1.13%) Apache Spark
13 20 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (1.03%) Umbraco
14 19 (0.98%) NetWeaver
15 18 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.87%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.72%) SAP Portal
17 14 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 114 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 56 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.18%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.57%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.41%) InVision
10 4 (0.21%) HipChat
11 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.10%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.10%) SPSS
12 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.051%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.051%) InDesign
12 1 (0.051%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 136 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.98%) Eloqua
4 19 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 18 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (0.72%) Maximo
7 14 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.62%) PlanetPress Connect
9 12 (0.62%) Visualfiles
10 10 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.51%) SAP CRM
11 9 (0.46%) Endur
12 8 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.41%) SAP PSCD
13 7 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
13 7 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 160 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (4.94%) Office 365
4 93 (4.78%) Dynamics 365
5 52 (2.67%) PaaS
6 36 (1.85%) IaaS
6 36 (1.85%) npm
7 32 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (1.49%) GitHub
9 28 (1.44%) SaaS
10 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.62%) Slack
13 11 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 11 (0.57%) Serverless
14 10 (0.51%) Force.com
14 10 (0.51%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.46%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.54%) Firewall
2 21 (1.08%) HTTP
3 18 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.87%) Extranet
4 17 (0.87%) Internet
4 17 (0.87%) Intranet
4 17 (0.87%) LAN
5 16 (0.82%) WAN
6 15 (0.77%) SSL
7 14 (0.72%) SAN
7 14 (0.72%) SMS
8 12 (0.62%) VPN
9 11 (0.57%) iSCSI
10 10 (0.51%) DNS
10 10 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.31%) AMQP
11 6 (0.31%) Network Security
11 6 (0.31%) RTMP
11 6 (0.31%) SSH
11 6 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 60 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 43 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 41 (2.11%) Big Data
9 35 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 33 (1.70%) MySQL
12 31 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 27 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 27 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.13%) Power BI
15 21 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
18 15 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 245 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 210 (10.80%) JIRA
3 138 (7.10%) Jenkins
4 82 (4.22%) Visual Studio
5 71 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (3.19%) Selenium
7 55 (2.83%) TeamCity
8 44 (2.26%) Maven
9 39 (2.01%) JUnit
10 37 (1.90%) webpack
11 35 (1.80%) Subversion
12 32 (1.65%) gulp
13 31 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 30 (1.54%) Bitbucket
15 27 (1.39%) Cucumber
15 27 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
16 23 (1.18%) Eclipse
17 22 (1.13%) Bower
18 18 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
18 18 (0.93%) Protractor
General
1 417 (21.45%) Finance
2 106 (5.45%) Marketing
3 101 (5.20%) Banking
4 76 (3.91%) Front Office
5 59 (3.03%) Back Office
6 56 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.42%) Legal
7 47 (2.42%) Retail
8 41 (2.11%) Publishing
9 31 (1.59%) Law
10 30 (1.54%) Billing
11 27 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.77%) Advertising
13 15 (0.77%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
15 11 (0.57%) Electronics
15 11 (0.57%) Games
15 11 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 717 (36.88%) Developer
2 362 (18.62%) Analyst
3 203 (10.44%) Business Analyst
4 120 (6.17%) Architect
5 108 (5.56%) Consultant
6 88 (4.53%) Java Developer
7 74 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 69 (3.55%) Project Manager
9 63 (3.24%) Senior Developer
10 54 (2.78%) CRM Developer
10 54 (2.78%) React Developer
11 53 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 53 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
12 49 (2.52%) Designer
13 47 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 45 (2.31%) User Researcher
15 44 (2.26%) SharePoint Developer
16 40 (2.06%) DevOps Engineer
17 37 (1.90%) Administrator
18 36 (1.85%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (16.10%) HTML
2 266 (13.68%) CSS
3 261 (13.43%) .NET
4 182 (9.36%) REST
5 181 (9.31%) Web Services
6 177 (9.10%) AngularJS
7 140 (7.20%) HTML5
7 140 (7.20%) XML
8 122 (6.28%) Node.js
8 122 (6.28%) React
9 93 (4.78%) SOAP
10 88 (4.53%) jQuery
11 82 (4.22%) ASP.NET
12 70 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 66 (3.40%) Redux
14 65 (3.34%) RESTful
15 58 (2.98%) JSON
16 54 (2.78%) Spring
17 49 (2.52%) CSS3
18 47 (2.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 221 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (7.10%) User Experience
3 79 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 68 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 36 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 36 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 35 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (1.59%) Robotics
10 29 (1.49%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.39%) Blog
13 26 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.23%) Derivative
14 24 (1.23%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 19 (0.98%) Mainframe
16 18 (0.93%) Fintech
17 16 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 149 (7.66%) Windows
2 124 (6.38%) Linux
3 81 (4.17%) Unix
4 61 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.39%) Android
7 26 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
10 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.36%) CentOS
12 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
13 5 (0.26%) Solaris
13 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.051%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (11.73%) Scrum
3 223 (11.47%) CRM
4 199 (10.24%) DevOps
5 176 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
6 167 (8.59%) Test Automation
7 164 (8.44%) Migration
7 164 (8.44%) Project Management
8 154 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
9 150 (7.72%) Business Analysis
10 145 (7.46%) Analytics
11 143 (7.36%) SDLC
12 142 (7.30%) ITIL
13 124 (6.38%) Service Management
14 123 (6.33%) TDD
15 117 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 112 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
17 107 (5.50%) Front End Development
18 104 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 104 (5.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 423 (21.76%) JavaScript
2 386 (19.86%) SQL
3 314 (16.15%) Java
4 273 (14.04%) C#
5 132 (6.79%) Python
6 93 (4.78%) PowerShell
7 78 (4.01%) TypeScript
8 57 (2.93%) PL/SQL
9 56 (2.88%) ABAP
10 45 (2.31%) PHP
11 39 (2.01%) Scala
12 38 (1.95%) Ruby
13 36 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.65%) Java 8
15 30 (1.54%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.54%) C++
15 30 (1.54%) Perl
16 29 (1.49%) C
17 26 (1.34%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 160 (8.23%) Degree
2 107 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 67 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.93%) ISEB
6 17 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.87%) PMP
7 16 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.77%) MCSE
9 14 (0.72%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (0.57%) NCDA
10 11 (0.57%) NCIE
10 11 (0.57%) NCSIE
11 7 (0.36%) CBAP
11 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.79%) QA
2 72 (3.70%) SLA
3 35 (1.80%) PMO
4 27 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.18%) GDPR
6 20 (1.03%) WCAG
7 6 (0.31%) HL7
8 5 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.21%) MiFID
10 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.10%) PSD2
11 2 (0.10%) SEPA
12 1 (0.051%) HAZOP
System Software
1 124 (6.38%) Docker
2 68 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.62%) HDFS
5 11 (0.57%) NFS
6 10 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.36%) Firmware
8 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.36%) vSphere
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.26%) XenApp
11 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.10%) vCloud
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.051%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.051%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 71 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 56 (2.88%) Ansible
3 44 (2.26%) Puppet
4 41 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
5 33 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.59%) Terraform
7 18 (0.93%) SCCM
8 12 (0.62%) vRealize
8 12 (0.62%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 9 (0.46%) Grafana
9 9 (0.46%) Kibana
9 9 (0.46%) Oozie
9 9 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.46%) WMI
10 8 (0.41%) Nagios
11 7 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.36%) Salt
12 6 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.31%) logstash
13 4 (0.21%) Rancher
Vendors
1 360 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 231 (11.88%) Oracle
3 119 (6.12%) SAP
4 67 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 65 (3.34%) Nintex
6 63 (3.24%) Adobe
7 59 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 42 (2.16%) VMware
9 39 (2.01%) Google
10 35 (1.80%) Atlassian
10 35 (1.80%) Cisco
10 35 (1.80%) IBM
11 30 (1.54%) Pega
12 28 (1.44%) Remedy
13 25 (1.29%) TIBCO
13 25 (1.29%) UiPath
14 23 (1.18%) HP
15 22 (1.13%) Tableau
16 20 (1.03%) BMC
16 20 (1.03%) Citrix