Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 147 148
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -40
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1891 1881 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 1.79% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.13% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1156 1201
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -0.60%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 28
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +44.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £15.22 £12.20 £12.93
90th Percentile £59.50 £59.31 £49.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year -17.65% +69.19% +19.75%

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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +4 1741 £470 +10.59% 188
London -9 940 £500 +5.26% 64
UK excluding London +18 906 £425 +6.25% 140
South East +24 317 £425 +13.33% 33
North of England 0 157 £425 +3.03% 44
Midlands +25 137 £450 +12.50% 21
Scotland +21 115 £350 +1.74% 14
North West +30 101 £431 +4.55% 22
West Midlands +61 97 £450 +5.88% 13
South West +9 89 £425 +6.25% 11
East of England -8 86 £400 -5.88% 15
East Midlands -32 36 £450 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire -36 34 £400 - 19
North East +30 22 £400 -8.57% 3
Wales +10 7 £425 +11.48% 1
Northern Ireland -43 1 £350 -15.15% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 541 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (26.23%) Finance
3 413 (21.84%) SQL
4 342 (18.09%) JavaScript
5 304 (16.08%) HTML
6 297 (15.71%) Java
7 253 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
8 252 (13.33%) CSS
9 250 (13.22%) Banking
10 246 (13.01%) Microsoft
11 220 (11.63%) Git (software)
12 212 (11.21%) Oracle
13 197 (10.42%) Web Services
14 190 (10.05%) Project Management
15 187 (9.89%) .NET
16 180 (9.52%) SharePoint
17 176 (9.31%) XML
18 172 (9.10%) CRM
19 167 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
20 164 (8.67%) C#
21 163 (8.62%) Scrum
22 162 (8.57%) Degree
23 154 (8.14%) Business Analysis
24 151 (7.99%) Security Cleared
25 147 (7.77%) JIRA
26 146 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
27 145 (7.67%) Migration
27 145 (7.67%) SQL Server
28 144 (7.62%) Linux
29 139 (7.35%) Management Information System

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
1 180 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 127 (6.72%) Oracle Workflow
3 65 (3.44%) CMS
4 51 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 42 (2.22%) JBoss
5 42 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 40 (2.12%) IIS
7 37 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (1.75%) Apache Spark
9 30 (1.59%) Apache
9 30 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (1.59%) Confluence
10 27 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (1.11%) Drupal
13 18 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.79%) MS Exchange
14 15 (0.79%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 130 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 129 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 98 (5.18%) MS Visio
4 59 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (0.85%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.58%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.37%) SmartSuite
10 6 (0.32%) Pipeline Pilot
11 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.21%) Maya
13 3 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.053%) HipChat
15 1 (0.053%) InVision
15 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 88 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 24 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
6 23 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 20 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 19 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
9 17 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 16 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
11 14 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
12 13 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
13 12 (0.63%) Sonata
14 11 (0.58%) SAP ERP
15 10 (0.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.49%) Office 365
3 61 (3.23%) GitHub
4 22 (1.16%) SaaS
5 19 (1.00%) PaaS
6 18 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (0.90%) npm
8 16 (0.85%) IaaS
9 15 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (0.79%) Serverless
10 13 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.63%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.42%) BlazeMeter
14 7 (0.37%) Taleo
15 6 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
15 6 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.64%) Firewall
2 30 (1.59%) Internet
3 29 (1.53%) LDAP
4 28 (1.48%) Intranet
5 25 (1.32%) SMS
6 22 (1.16%) Network Security
6 22 (1.16%) WAN
7 17 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.90%) Wireless
8 16 (0.85%) DNS
9 15 (0.79%) VPN
10 13 (0.69%) DHCP
10 13 (0.69%) HTTP
10 13 (0.69%) SSL
11 11 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.53%) FTP
12 10 (0.53%) LAN
12 10 (0.53%) SSH
13 9 (0.48%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.76%) Big Data
3 82 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.07%) Hadoop
5 37 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 35 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (1.80%) Power BI
9 32 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (1.59%) MySQL
12 28 (1.48%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 25 (1.32%) HBase
14 25 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (1.22%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.22%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.11%) Redis
17 19 (1.00%) RDBMS
18 15 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 220 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 147 (7.77%) JIRA
3 123 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 65 (3.44%) Visual Studio
5 59 (3.12%) Subversion
6 58 (3.07%) Maven
7 39 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (1.53%) GitLab
8 29 (1.53%) gulp
9 22 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (1.11%) webpack
11 20 (1.06%) Grunt
11 20 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (1.00%) Axure RP
13 18 (0.95%) Selenium
14 16 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (0.74%) Mocha
16 13 (0.69%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.69%) Gerrit
General
1 496 (26.23%) Finance
2 250 (13.22%) Banking
3 78 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 71 (3.75%) Marketing
5 68 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 59 (3.12%) Legal
7 49 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 47 (2.49%) Front Office
9 43 (2.27%) Retail
10 39 (2.06%) Back Office
11 37 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.59%) Publishing
13 25 (1.32%) Law
14 23 (1.22%) Electronics
15 20 (1.06%) Advertising
15 20 (1.06%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.79%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.74%) Billing
17 14 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
18 13 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 659 (34.85%) Developer
2 410 (21.68%) Analyst
3 236 (12.48%) Business Analyst
4 174 (9.20%) Consultant
5 126 (6.66%) Architect
6 122 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 75 (3.97%) Project Manager
8 56 (2.96%) CRM Developer
9 55 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (2.80%) Designer
10 53 (2.80%) SharePoint Developer
11 49 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 43 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 43 (2.27%) Senior Developer
13 42 (2.22%) Administrator
14 41 (2.17%) Process Analyst
15 39 (2.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 38 (2.01%) Workflow Analyst
17 37 (1.96%) Oracle Developer
18 36 (1.90%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (16.08%) HTML
2 252 (13.33%) CSS
3 197 (10.42%) Web Services
4 187 (9.89%) .NET
5 176 (9.31%) XML
6 136 (7.19%) AngularJS
7 126 (6.66%) REST
8 109 (5.76%) HTML5
9 103 (5.45%) SOAP
10 96 (5.08%) Spring
11 92 (4.87%) RESTful
12 88 (4.65%) Hibernate
13 79 (4.18%) Node.js
14 77 (4.07%) jQuery
15 56 (2.96%) CSS3
16 54 (2.86%) Ajax
17 50 (2.64%) JSON
18 49 (2.59%) ASP.NET
19 46 (2.43%) React
19 46 (2.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 253 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 130 (6.87%) User Experience
4 62 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 56 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.96%) Derivative
6 51 (2.70%) Virtual Team
7 38 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 36 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (1.85%) Equities
10 34 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.59%) CMDB
12 29 (1.53%) Fintech
13 27 (1.43%) Data Centre
14 24 (1.27%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
16 16 (0.85%) Social Media
17 15 (0.79%) FMCG
18 14 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 14 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 144 (7.62%) Linux
2 111 (5.87%) Windows
3 108 (5.71%) Unix
4 31 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.85%) AIX
10 14 (0.74%) Solaris
11 13 (0.69%) Android
11 13 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.21%) CentOS
15 3 (0.16%) HPUX
15 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (10.05%) Project Management
3 172 (9.10%) CRM
4 167 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
5 163 (8.62%) Scrum
6 154 (8.14%) Business Analysis
7 146 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
8 145 (7.67%) Migration
9 136 (7.19%) Data Modelling
9 136 (7.19%) DevOps
10 134 (7.09%) TDD
11 130 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 126 (6.66%) SDLC
13 121 (6.40%) ITIL
14 118 (6.24%) Test Automation
15 114 (6.03%) Analytics
16 99 (5.24%) Use Case
17 92 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 90 (4.76%) MVC
19 88 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (21.84%) SQL
2 342 (18.09%) JavaScript
3 297 (15.71%) Java
4 164 (8.67%) C#
5 75 (3.97%) PowerShell
6 74 (3.91%) Python
7 68 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 49 (2.59%) Perl
9 44 (2.33%) VBA
10 41 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.06%) ABAP
12 31 (1.64%) Ruby
13 30 (1.59%) Scala
13 30 (1.59%) VB
14 29 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.32%) C++
16 24 (1.27%) PHP
17 21 (1.11%) R
18 15 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 162 (8.57%) Degree
2 151 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 113 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.00%) ISEB
6 19 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.63%) HND
9 12 (0.63%) MCSE
10 11 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.58%) PMP
11 10 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.42%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.37%) PhD
14 6 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.92%) QA
2 43 (2.27%) PMO
3 38 (2.01%) SLA
4 33 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.32%) GDPR
6 20 (1.06%) MiFID
7 12 (0.63%) GxP
8 11 (0.58%) WCAG
9 9 (0.48%) EMIR
10 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.16%) FATCA
12 3 (0.16%) IFRS
12 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) SEPA
12 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.11%) Basel II
13 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 64 (3.38%) Docker
2 54 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.85%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.63%) HDFS
6 11 (0.58%) VMware NSX
7 9 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.37%) NFS
9 6 (0.32%) Firmware
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.26%) SRDF
10 5 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (0.26%) vSphere
11 4 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.21%) XenApp
11 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.16%) Openswan
12 3 (0.16%) pfSense
12 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (2.80%) Ansible
2 34 (1.80%) Puppet
3 26 (1.37%) Terraform
4 21 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.74%) RSA Archer
6 14 (0.74%) vRealize
7 13 (0.69%) Oozie
8 12 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.42%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.37%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.26%) Control-M
12 5 (0.26%) EMC TimeFinder
12 5 (0.26%) Forum Sentry
12 5 (0.26%) NetApp OnCommand
12 5 (0.26%) SCCM
12 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 246 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 212 (11.21%) Oracle
3 122 (6.45%) SAP
4 80 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
5 64 (3.38%) Nintex
6 63 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 49 (2.59%) HP
8 40 (2.12%) IBM
9 37 (1.96%) Pega
10 34 (1.80%) VMware
11 31 (1.64%) Adobe
12 28 (1.48%) Cisco
13 27 (1.43%) TIBCO
14 24 (1.27%) Red Hat
15 22 (1.16%) Informatica
16 21 (1.11%) Google
17 20 (1.06%) Tableau
18 17 (0.90%) Citrix
18 17 (0.90%) Sybase
19 15 (0.79%) CA