Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 150 136
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 -7
Contract jobs citing Workflow 770 1,727 2,033
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.84% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.11% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 1,142 1,437
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £685 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 32
Median hourly rate £42.12 £22.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.18% -11.76% -49.00%
10th Percentile £18.18 £9.70 £14.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £38.78 £54.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.60 £10.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +155.95% -66.67% -40.00%

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 35,422 81,764 90,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.84% 87.08% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,293 53,831 59,541
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,230 2,305 2,460
Median hourly rate £31.61 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.02% +13.95% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.78 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £23.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +19.78% -20.00%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Workflow.

Daily rate trend for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Workflow over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Workflow.

Hourly rate trend for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Workflow over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +18 699 £500 +5.26% 123
London +32 393 £525 - 44
UK excluding London -2 337 £475 +3.26% 90
South East +49 115 £475 +7.95% 18
North of England +2 80 £450 +1.01% 18
Work from Home 0 47 £463 -8.64% 22
Midlands +22 40 £438 -7.89% 19
South West -2 39 £475 -5.00% 15
North West -12 39 £350 -18.60% 8
Scotland +32 33 £500 +17.65% 6
West Midlands +20 33 £450 -5.26% 12
Yorkshire +32 29 £515 +19.08% 6
East of England +10 18 £488 +2.63% 9
North East +23 12 £383 -19.47% 4
Wales +20 11 £496 -0.75% 2
East Midlands +40 7 £425 +1.19% 7
Northern Ireland +18 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 278 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.57%) Finance
3 138 (17.92%) SQL
4 131 (17.01%) Security Cleared
5 130 (16.88%) Microsoft
6 107 (13.90%) SQL Server
7 100 (12.99%) Azure
8 98 (12.73%) SharePoint
9 97 (12.60%) SC Cleared
10 95 (12.34%) C#
11 92 (11.95%) DevOps
12 87 (11.30%) JavaScript
13 86 (11.17%) JIRA
14 82 (10.65%) Git (software)
15 80 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
16 79 (10.26%) Oracle
17 78 (10.13%) .NET
17 78 (10.13%) Java
18 73 (9.48%) HTML
18 73 (9.48%) Migration
19 71 (9.22%) CRM
19 71 (9.22%) Analytics
20 70 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
21 68 (8.83%) Banking
22 66 (8.57%) SAP
22 66 (8.57%) Python
23 65 (8.44%) Test Automation
23 65 (8.44%) Degree
24 64 (8.31%) Windows
24 64 (8.31%) Power Platform

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 98 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 60 (7.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 42 (5.45%) Confluence
4 19 (2.47%) IIS
5 12 (1.56%) CMS
6 11 (1.43%) SAP Portal
7 9 (1.17%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.91%) Apache
8 7 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.52%) Documentum
10 4 (0.52%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.52%) nginx
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Pulsar
11 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.39%) JBoss
11 3 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 33 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.17%) Sketch
6 8 (1.04%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.52%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.39%) Maya
9 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.26%) InVision
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.13%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.13%) InDesign
11 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.95%) SAP HCM
3 12 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.91%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
7 6 (0.78%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.65%) Maximo
8 5 (0.65%) Siebel CRM
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle iSupplier
9 4 (0.52%) SAP MDG
10 3 (0.39%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 100 (12.99%) Azure
2 64 (8.31%) Power Platform
3 44 (5.71%) AWS
4 41 (5.32%) Office 365
5 38 (4.94%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (3.25%) Power Automate
6 25 (3.25%) PowerApps
7 19 (2.47%) GitHub
8 16 (2.08%) Trello
9 15 (1.95%) Logic Apps
10 13 (1.69%) GCP
10 13 (1.69%) Serverless
11 12 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (1.17%) PaaS
13 8 (1.04%) IaaS
13 8 (1.04%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.78%) G Suite
14 6 (0.78%) SaaS
14 6 (0.78%) Slack
15 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.47%) Intranet
2 12 (1.56%) Internet
3 8 (1.04%) Software-Defined Networking
3 8 (1.04%) Wireless
4 7 (0.91%) Skype
5 6 (0.78%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.78%) Firewall
5 6 (0.78%) LAN
5 6 (0.78%) WAN
6 4 (0.52%) Broadband
6 4 (0.52%) MPLS
6 4 (0.52%) Network Security
6 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.39%) DNS
7 3 (0.39%) FTP
7 3 (0.39%) HTTP
7 3 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.19%) Power BI
3 31 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.43%) Big Data
10 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.30%) MySQL
11 9 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.91%) HBase
13 7 (0.91%) Siebel EIM
14 6 (0.78%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 86 (11.17%) JIRA
2 82 (10.65%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.25%) Visual Studio
5 20 (2.60%) git-flow
6 16 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.69%) webpack
8 12 (1.56%) Grunt
8 12 (1.56%) gulp
8 12 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (1.30%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.04%) Selenium
10 8 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.04%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.65%) Mocha
12 5 (0.65%) Subversion
13 4 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 143 (18.57%) Finance
2 68 (8.83%) Banking
3 63 (8.18%) Public Sector
4 48 (6.23%) Front Office
5 26 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.86%) Marketing
7 17 (2.21%) Retail
8 14 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.30%) Back Office
9 10 (1.30%) Legal
9 10 (1.30%) Publishing
10 9 (1.17%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.91%) Police
12 5 (0.65%) Billing
12 5 (0.65%) Games
12 5 (0.65%) Local Government
13 3 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 290 (37.66%) Developer
2 75 (9.74%) Consultant
3 71 (9.22%) Analyst
4 64 (8.31%) Architect
5 44 (5.71%) User Researcher
6 43 (5.58%) Business Analyst
7 34 (4.42%) Java Developer
8 28 (3.64%) Designer
9 24 (3.12%) SAP Consultant
10 23 (2.99%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 20 (2.60%) C# Developer
11 20 (2.60%) React Developer
12 18 (2.34%) Automation Engineer
12 18 (2.34%) UX Designer
13 16 (2.08%) Microsoft Developer
13 16 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (1.82%) Applications Developer
14 14 (1.82%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (1.82%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 14 (1.82%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.13%) .NET
2 73 (9.48%) HTML
3 52 (6.75%) Web Services
4 47 (6.10%) CSS
5 43 (5.58%) XML
6 37 (4.81%) LDAP
7 32 (4.16%) REST
8 25 (3.25%) HTML5
8 25 (3.25%) Middleware
9 23 (2.99%) JSON
9 23 (2.99%) Node.js
10 22 (2.86%) Redux
10 22 (2.86%) SOAP
11 21 (2.73%) OpenID
12 20 (2.60%) Sass
13 19 (2.47%) RESTful
14 18 (2.34%) AngularJS
14 18 (2.34%) SailPoint
14 18 (2.34%) SAML
15 16 (2.08%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.79%) User Experience
3 36 (4.68%) Fixed Income
4 28 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 15 (1.95%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.82%) CMDB
8 14 (1.82%) Robotics
9 13 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.56%) Blog
10 12 (1.56%) Derivative
10 12 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.56%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.43%) NHS
12 10 (1.30%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.17%) PKI
14 8 (1.04%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.91%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.31%) Windows
2 50 (6.49%) Linux
3 32 (4.16%) Unix
4 16 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.95%) Android
6 13 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.04%) AIX
8 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.65%) Solaris
10 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.39%) VMS
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.26%) CentOS
13 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (11.95%) DevOps
3 80 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (9.48%) Migration
5 71 (9.22%) Analytics
5 71 (9.22%) CRM
6 65 (8.44%) Test Automation
7 60 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (7.66%) ITIL
9 57 (7.40%) SDLC
10 50 (6.49%) Project Delivery
11 48 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (6.10%) Service Design
13 46 (5.97%) Project Management
14 44 (5.71%) Front End Development
14 44 (5.71%) Scrum
15 41 (5.32%) Business Analysis
16 39 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (4.94%) Asset Management
18 35 (4.55%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (17.92%) SQL
2 95 (12.34%) C#
3 87 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 78 (10.13%) Java
5 66 (8.57%) Python
6 40 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 23 (2.99%) C
8 20 (2.60%) ABAP
9 17 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.56%) TypeScript
10 12 (1.56%) VBA
11 11 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.43%) VBScript
12 10 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.30%) VB
13 9 (1.17%) ES6
13 9 (1.17%) Ruby
14 8 (1.04%) C++
14 8 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 131 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 97 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 65 (8.44%) Degree
4 18 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (2.21%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.17%) CISSP
6 9 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.65%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) CISM
9 3 (0.39%) MCSD
10 2 (0.26%) CISA
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.51%) SLA
2 23 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.95%) GDPR
4 14 (1.82%) QA
5 13 (1.69%) WCAG
6 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.78%) PMO
8 3 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.39%) HL7
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.26%) EMIR
9 2 (0.26%) MiFID
9 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) UCITS
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.13%) GAAP
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 58 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.08%) Docker
4 8 (1.04%) VMware NSX
5 7 (0.91%) HDFS
6 6 (0.78%) NDS
6 6 (0.78%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.39%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) IAG
10 1 (0.13%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (3.25%) Ansible
2 19 (2.47%) Terraform
3 16 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
4 14 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.69%) vRealize
5 13 (1.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 9 (1.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 9 (1.17%) SCCM
7 8 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.91%) SCDPM
9 6 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (0.78%) Puppet
10 4 (0.52%) Consul
10 4 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.52%) Oozie
10 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.52%) Packer
11 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 130 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 79 (10.26%) Oracle
3 66 (8.57%) SAP
4 28 (3.64%) Adobe
5 26 (3.38%) HP
6 25 (3.25%) VMware
7 23 (2.99%) IBM
8 20 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.60%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.34%) Google
10 17 (2.21%) Tableau
11 13 (1.69%) Automation Anywhere
11 13 (1.69%) Novell
12 12 (1.56%) ION Trading
13 10 (1.30%) ForgeRock
14 9 (1.17%) NetIQ
14 9 (1.17%) Nintex
14 9 (1.17%) Remedy
14 9 (1.17%) Sybase
14 9 (1.17%) UiPath