Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 149 139
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 -33
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1911 1875 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.75% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.09% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1224 1121 1235
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.41% +0.61%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 51 25
UK median hourly rate £46.50 £43.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +71.18% +20.47%
10th Percentile £14.73 £15.00 £12.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £59.31 £54.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year -2.00% +94.86% +27.00%

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 83264 89571 92172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.37% 83.68% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54899 59330 59611
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2249 2591
UK median hourly rate £24.66 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.21 £48.40 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year - +9.51% +8.71%

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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 2017. 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 +18 1743 £475 +11.76% 178
London +8 944 £500 +11.11% 93
UK excluding London +16 923 £425 +6.25% 89
South East +17 311 £425 +6.25% 24
North of England +3 144 £420 +5.00% 19
Midlands +1 132 £425 -5.56% 21
Scotland +33 102 £378 +11.03% 4
East of England +7 101 £425 +6.25% 15
South West +20 100 £410 +4.46% 6
North West +22 89 £403 +15.07% 13
West Midlands +28 82 £425 -5.56% 11
East Midlands -22 46 £450 +9.09% 10
Yorkshire -28 33 £424 +5.94% 5
Wales +11 28 £450 +20.00%
North East +31 22 £375 -7.41% 1
Northern Ireland -50 10 £350 -15.15%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Workflow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Workflow.

1 530 (27.73%) Finance
2 529 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
3 442 (23.13%) SQL
4 345 (18.05%) Java
4 345 (18.05%) JavaScript
5 309 (16.17%) HTML
6 291 (15.23%) Microsoft
7 275 (14.39%) Banking
8 251 (13.13%) CSS
9 223 (11.67%) .NET
10 220 (11.51%) Oracle
11 219 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
12 218 (11.41%) Git (software)
13 205 (10.73%) Web Services
14 190 (9.94%) C#
15 186 (9.73%) XML
15 186 (9.73%) Project Management
16 174 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
17 173 (9.05%) SharePoint
18 171 (8.95%) Degree
18 171 (8.95%) Security Cleared
19 169 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
20 166 (8.69%) CRM
21 164 (8.58%) TDD
22 162 (8.48%) Business Analysis
22 162 (8.48%) SQL Server
23 159 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
24 153 (8.01%) SDLC
25 150 (7.85%) SAP
26 149 (7.80%) Scrum

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
1 173 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 133 (6.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 51 (2.67%) CMS
3 51 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 50 (2.62%) IIS
5 48 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 34 (1.78%) Confluence
7 30 (1.57%) JBoss
7 30 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
8 29 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 24 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
11 22 (1.15%) Apache
11 22 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.94%) Apache Pig
12 18 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (0.89%) MS Exchange
13 17 (0.89%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 111 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 101 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 78 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 44 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.52%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.37%) SmartSuite
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.26%) Pipeline Pilot
10 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.10%) InDesign
12 2 (0.10%) InVision
12 2 (0.10%) Maya
13 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.052%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 93 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
5 24 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 24 (1.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 22 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
7 20 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
8 17 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
8 17 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 14 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
11 13 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
12 12 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
12 12 (0.63%) SAP ERP
13 11 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
13 11 (0.58%) Pega PRPC
14 10 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 90 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (2.93%) GitHub
4 50 (2.62%) Office 365
5 31 (1.62%) PaaS
6 30 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.41%) npm
8 23 (1.20%) SaaS
9 21 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (0.99%) OpenShift
11 17 (0.89%) IaaS
12 14 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.68%) Datadog
14 12 (0.63%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.42%) OneDrive
16 8 (0.42%) Trello
17 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
17 7 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.51%) Internet
2 39 (2.04%) LDAP
3 30 (1.57%) Firewall
3 30 (1.57%) Intranet
4 28 (1.47%) HTTP
5 20 (1.05%) SMS
5 20 (1.05%) VPN
6 19 (0.99%) DNS
6 19 (0.99%) Network Security
6 19 (0.99%) WAN
7 14 (0.73%) FTP
8 13 (0.68%) Wireless
9 12 (0.63%) DHCP
9 12 (0.63%) SSL
9 12 (0.63%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.52%) Extranet
11 10 (0.52%) SNMP
11 10 (0.52%) SSH
12 8 (0.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 80 (4.19%) Big Data
4 55 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 51 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 40 (2.09%) Redis
8 36 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.31%) MySQL
15 23 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 22 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (1.10%) NoSQL
17 21 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 20 (1.05%) HBase
19 18 (0.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 218 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 135 (7.06%) JIRA
3 121 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 83 (4.34%) Visual Studio
5 67 (3.51%) Maven
6 58 (3.04%) Subversion
6 58 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.67%) GitLab
8 31 (1.62%) gulp
9 30 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 28 (1.47%) NUnit
11 26 (1.36%) Grunt
11 26 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 25 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (1.26%) Selenium
14 22 (1.15%) Mocha
14 22 (1.15%) Protractor
14 22 (1.15%) webpack
15 21 (1.10%) Axure RP
16 20 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 530 (27.73%) Finance
2 275 (14.39%) Banking
3 91 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 71 (3.72%) Retail
5 70 (3.66%) Marketing
6 64 (3.35%) Front Office
7 52 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 45 (2.35%) Legal
10 42 (2.20%) Back Office
11 39 (2.04%) Manufacturing
12 24 (1.26%) Advertising
13 22 (1.15%) Electronics
13 22 (1.15%) Publishing
14 20 (1.05%) Billing
15 19 (0.99%) General Ledger
15 19 (0.99%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.94%) Local Government
17 14 (0.73%) Law
18 12 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 655 (34.28%) Developer
2 406 (21.25%) Analyst
3 231 (12.09%) Business Analyst
4 193 (10.10%) Consultant
5 147 (7.69%) Architect
6 129 (6.75%) Java Developer
7 59 (3.09%) CRM Developer
7 59 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 58 (3.04%) Project Manager
8 58 (3.04%) Senior Developer
9 52 (2.72%) Administrator
9 52 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
10 50 (2.62%) SharePoint Developer
11 48 (2.51%) Designer
12 47 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 42 (2.20%) Microsoft Developer
14 40 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
15 39 (2.04%) C# Developer
15 39 (2.04%) Workflow Analyst
16 35 (1.83%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (16.17%) HTML
2 251 (13.13%) CSS
3 223 (11.67%) .NET
4 205 (10.73%) Web Services
5 186 (9.73%) XML
6 126 (6.59%) REST
7 122 (6.38%) SOAP
8 118 (6.17%) HTML5
9 115 (6.02%) AngularJS
10 104 (5.44%) Spring
11 93 (4.87%) RESTful
12 90 (4.71%) Node.js
13 79 (4.13%) Hibernate
14 68 (3.56%) jQuery
15 58 (3.04%) ASP.NET
15 58 (3.04%) JSON
16 53 (2.77%) React
17 51 (2.67%) .NET Framework
18 49 (2.56%) XSLT
19 45 (2.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 219 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (6.86%) User Experience
3 88 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 65 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 63 (3.30%) Derivative
6 61 (3.19%) Fixed Income
7 50 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 46 (2.41%) Virtual Team
9 35 (1.83%) CMDB
10 32 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.52%) Equities
13 25 (1.31%) Fintech
14 19 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.89%) Data Centre
16 15 (0.78%) Reinsurance
17 14 (0.73%) Hedge funds
17 14 (0.73%) Life Science
17 14 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 138 (7.22%) Linux
2 122 (6.38%) Unix
3 121 (6.33%) Windows
4 32 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.78%) Android
10 14 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.37%) AIX
12 7 (0.37%) Solaris
13 6 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.16%) CentOS
14 3 (0.16%) HPUX
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (9.73%) Project Management
3 174 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
4 169 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
5 166 (8.69%) CRM
6 164 (8.58%) TDD
7 162 (8.48%) Business Analysis
8 159 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 153 (8.01%) SDLC
10 149 (7.80%) Scrum
11 145 (7.59%) DevOps
12 142 (7.43%) Data Modelling
13 137 (7.17%) Migration
14 123 (6.44%) Test Automation
15 114 (5.97%) ITIL
16 102 (5.34%) Analytics
17 100 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 97 (5.08%) ERP
19 94 (4.92%) MVC
20 93 (4.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 442 (23.13%) SQL
2 345 (18.05%) Java
2 345 (18.05%) JavaScript
3 190 (9.94%) C#
4 93 (4.87%) Python
5 81 (4.24%) PowerShell
6 66 (3.45%) Perl
7 58 (3.04%) PL/SQL
8 50 (2.62%) ABAP
9 44 (2.30%) Ruby
10 43 (2.25%) VBA
11 37 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 37 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 34 (1.78%) Scala
13 26 (1.36%) VB
14 24 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.20%) C
15 23 (1.20%) C++
16 18 (0.94%) PHP
16 18 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 171 (8.95%) Degree
1 171 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 117 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 42 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.10%) ISEB
7 20 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.78%) MCSE
8 15 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.47%) HND
11 9 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.42%) PMP
13 7 (0.37%) Siebel Certification
14 6 (0.31%) IIBA
15 5 (0.26%) CAPM
15 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.44%) QA
2 36 (1.88%) PMO
3 33 (1.73%) SLA
4 26 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.31%) MiFID
6 17 (0.89%) GDPR
7 11 (0.58%) WCAG
8 7 (0.37%) EMIR
8 7 (0.37%) GxP
9 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.16%) Basel III
11 3 (0.16%) FATCA
11 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.16%) SEPA
11 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.052%) Basel II
13 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 71 (3.72%) Docker
2 48 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.05%) Apache Flume
4 16 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.68%) VMware NSX
6 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.37%) NFS
7 4 (0.21%) HDFS
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.21%) vSphere
8 3 (0.16%) KVM
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.16%) Openswan
8 3 (0.16%) pfSense
8 3 (0.16%) XenApp
8 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 65 (3.40%) Ansible
2 48 (2.51%) Puppet
3 39 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.99%) Terraform
5 23 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 18 (0.94%) RSA Archer
7 17 (0.89%) Salt
8 16 (0.84%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.68%) vRealize
10 10 (0.52%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.47%) SCCM
12 8 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.42%) Oozie
13 6 (0.31%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.26%) Control-M
14 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.26%) Forum Sentry
14 5 (0.26%) Mesos
14 5 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 291 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 220 (11.51%) Oracle
3 150 (7.85%) SAP
4 73 (3.82%) ServiceNow
5 61 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (3.09%) IBM
7 57 (2.98%) Nintex
8 49 (2.56%) HP
9 43 (2.25%) Pega
10 39 (2.04%) Sybase
11 34 (1.78%) VMware
12 31 (1.62%) TIBCO
13 28 (1.47%) Adobe
14 24 (1.26%) Informatica
14 24 (1.26%) Tableau
15 22 (1.15%) Red Hat
16 21 (1.10%) Google
16 21 (1.10%) New Relic
17 20 (1.05%) Cisco
18 19 (0.99%) Murex