Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 150 139
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1,798 1,783 1,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.78% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.07% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,205 1,138 1,137
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.79%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 37
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.41 £26.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +12.82% -0.41%
10th Percentile £17.78 £15.77 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £57.58 £57.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.38 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -18.91% +9.38% +28.00%

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 86,449 86,060 82,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.90% 85.83% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,070 57,602 54,380
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,191 2,023 2,382
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +0.34% -0.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.00%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Workflow in the UK

Workflow
Top 18 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 16 January 2019. 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 1,680 £475 +5.56% 415
UK excluding London -17 910 £425 - 266
London +11 850 £500 - 172
South East -3 323 £425 - 66
North of England +20 206 £425 - 83
Midlands -3 133 £450 - 46
North West +13 128 £444 +4.41% 51
West Midlands -17 92 £450 -5.26% 36
South West -26 81 £450 +5.88% 17
Scotland -43 72 £413 +17.86% 18
East of England +3 65 £425 +0.89% 31
Yorkshire +11 64 £386 -8.10% 25
East Midlands +19 41 £450 +9.09% 10
Wales +1 21 £475 +24.18% 5
North East -8 14 £375 -27.18% 7
Northern Ireland +29 6 £400 +14.29%
Isle of Man - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 642 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (19.24%) Finance
3 321 (17.85%) SQL
4 320 (17.80%) Microsoft
5 316 (17.58%) JavaScript
6 287 (15.96%) Java
7 267 (14.85%) HTML
8 236 (13.13%) Git (software)
9 235 (13.07%) .NET
10 229 (12.74%) DevOps
11 219 (12.18%) Scrum
12 208 (11.57%) CSS
13 207 (11.51%) C#
14 194 (10.79%) SQL Server
15 193 (10.73%) JIRA
16 188 (10.46%) CRM
17 185 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
18 178 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
19 174 (9.68%) Oracle
20 170 (9.45%) Test Automation
21 168 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
21 168 (9.34%) AngularJS
22 167 (9.29%) Web Services
23 160 (8.90%) REST
24 159 (8.84%) Migration
25 156 (8.68%) ITIL
26 153 (8.51%) Degree
27 149 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
28 138 (7.68%) SharePoint
29 135 (7.51%) Windows

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
1 138 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 112 (6.23%) Confluence
3 85 (4.73%) Oracle Workflow
4 65 (3.62%) CMS
5 54 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 30 (1.67%) Documentum
9 21 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.11%) IIS
10 20 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
11 17 (0.95%) SAP Portal
12 16 (0.89%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.89%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.78%) LiveCycle
14 13 (0.72%) JBoss
14 13 (0.72%) NetWeaver
15 12 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 110 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 45 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.45%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.67%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.50%) InVision
10 3 (0.17%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.17%) Siemens NX
10 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.11%) HipChat
11 2 (0.11%) MicroStation
11 2 (0.11%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.11%) SPSS
12 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.056%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 116 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.11%) Teamcenter
4 18 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.89%) Endur
5 16 (0.89%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.83%) Maximo
7 14 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.72%) Eloqua
9 11 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 10 (0.56%) ION MarketView
10 10 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
13 7 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 168 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (5.45%) Office 365
4 82 (4.56%) Dynamics 365
5 47 (2.61%) PaaS
6 36 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 33 (1.84%) IaaS
8 31 (1.72%) npm
9 27 (1.50%) SaaS
10 23 (1.28%) GitHub
11 17 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.89%) Serverless
13 15 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (0.72%) Slack
16 11 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 8 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (0.44%) Basecamp
17 8 (0.44%) Force.com
17 8 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.28%) Firewall
2 18 (1.00%) HTTP
2 18 (1.00%) Internet
2 18 (1.00%) LAN
3 17 (0.95%) Extranet
4 16 (0.89%) Intranet
5 15 (0.83%) DNS
5 15 (0.83%) WAN
6 13 (0.72%) SAN
7 12 (0.67%) OpenVPN
7 12 (0.67%) VPN
8 11 (0.61%) iSCSI
9 10 (0.56%) SSL
9 10 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.56%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.50%) DHCP
11 8 (0.44%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.39%) Skype
13 5 (0.28%) DMZ
13 5 (0.28%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 44 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 39 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 37 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 35 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.39%) Big Data
11 25 (1.39%) MySQL
12 22 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 20 (1.11%) Power BI
14 18 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.00%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
16 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 236 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 193 (10.73%) JIRA
3 135 (7.51%) Jenkins
4 82 (4.56%) Visual Studio
5 61 (3.39%) Selenium
6 57 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (2.34%) JUnit
8 41 (2.28%) Maven
9 38 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 37 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 33 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (1.67%) Bitbucket
13 28 (1.56%) gulp
13 28 (1.56%) Subversion
14 27 (1.50%) webpack
15 25 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (1.06%) Eclipse
16 19 (1.06%) SonarQube
17 18 (1.00%) GitLab
17 18 (1.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 346 (19.24%) Finance
2 93 (5.17%) Banking
3 85 (4.73%) Marketing
4 50 (2.78%) Retail
5 44 (2.45%) Front Office
6 38 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.06%) Law
8 36 (2.00%) Publishing
9 35 (1.95%) Back Office
10 34 (1.89%) Legal
11 27 (1.50%) Billing
12 22 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.11%) Advertising
14 17 (0.95%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.89%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
17 10 (0.56%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.33%) German Language
19 5 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 630 (35.04%) Developer
2 318 (17.69%) Analyst
3 164 (9.12%) Business Analyst
4 118 (6.56%) Architect
5 98 (5.45%) Consultant
6 84 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 59 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 57 (3.17%) Project Manager
9 56 (3.11%) User Researcher
10 55 (3.06%) Senior Developer
11 50 (2.78%) React Developer
12 49 (2.73%) CRM Developer
13 48 (2.67%) Administrator
13 48 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (2.50%) Angular Developer
15 43 (2.39%) Designer
16 42 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
16 42 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 35 (1.95%) SharePoint Developer
18 34 (1.89%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (14.85%) HTML
2 235 (13.07%) .NET
3 208 (11.57%) CSS
4 168 (9.34%) AngularJS
5 167 (9.29%) Web Services
6 160 (8.90%) REST
7 132 (7.34%) HTML5
8 119 (6.62%) XML
9 116 (6.45%) React
10 107 (5.95%) Node.js
11 94 (5.23%) SOAP
12 72 (4.00%) JSON
13 69 (3.84%) Redux
14 66 (3.67%) RESTful
15 62 (3.45%) jQuery
16 54 (3.00%) Spring
17 53 (2.95%) ASP.NET
18 49 (2.73%) LDAP
19 43 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
20 38 (2.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 185 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.01%) User Experience
3 65 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 59 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (2.06%) Blog
6 36 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 27 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (1.45%) Robotics
10 23 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.06%) Derivative
12 19 (1.06%) Fintech
13 16 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.78%) CMDB
15 14 (0.78%) Market Risk
15 14 (0.78%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 135 (7.51%) Windows
2 108 (6.01%) Linux
3 58 (3.23%) Unix
4 56 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.78%) Android
5 32 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.44%) CentOS
13 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.17%) Solaris
16 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (12.74%) DevOps
3 219 (12.18%) Scrum
4 188 (10.46%) CRM
5 178 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
6 170 (9.45%) Test Automation
7 159 (8.84%) Migration
8 156 (8.68%) ITIL
9 130 (7.23%) Business Analysis
10 126 (7.01%) Analytics
11 124 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (6.62%) Front End Development
13 113 (6.28%) Service Management
14 112 (6.23%) Project Management
15 111 (6.17%) SDLC
16 106 (5.90%) TDD
17 103 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
18 99 (5.51%) Microservices
18 99 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 94 (5.23%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (17.85%) SQL
2 316 (17.58%) JavaScript
3 287 (15.96%) Java
4 207 (11.51%) C#
5 118 (6.56%) Python
6 84 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 76 (4.23%) TypeScript
8 45 (2.50%) ABAP
8 45 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 36 (2.00%) Ruby
10 35 (1.95%) Scala
11 32 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 29 (1.61%) ES6
12 29 (1.61%) PHP
13 25 (1.39%) C
14 23 (1.28%) Java 8
15 20 (1.11%) C++
16 18 (1.00%) Apex Code
16 18 (1.00%) Perl
16 18 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 153 (8.51%) Degree
2 125 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 94 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.83%) MCSE
6 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (0.78%) PMP
8 12 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.61%) ISEB
9 11 (0.61%) NCDA
9 11 (0.61%) NCIE
9 11 (0.61%) NCSIE
10 10 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 9 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (6.95%) QA
2 62 (3.45%) SLA
3 33 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.22%) GDPR
5 20 (1.11%) PMO
6 14 (0.78%) WCAG
7 5 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.17%) HL7
9 3 (0.17%) MiFID
9 3 (0.17%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.11%) COSHH
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.11%) PSD2
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) SEPA
11 1 (0.056%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 130 (7.23%) Docker
2 84 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.61%) NFS
5 10 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.50%) XenApp
7 7 (0.39%) Firmware
7 7 (0.39%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.28%) vSphere
9 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.11%) HDFS
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.056%) Postfix
11 1 (0.056%) Squid
11 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 77 (4.28%) Kubernetes
2 62 (3.45%) Ansible
3 52 (2.89%) Single Sign-On
4 39 (2.17%) Terraform
5 37 (2.06%) Puppet
6 32 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.00%) SCCM
8 16 (0.89%) Grafana
9 15 (0.83%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.61%) FreeIPA
10 11 (0.61%) vRealize
10 11 (0.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 10 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.50%) Oozie
13 8 (0.44%) HP ALM
14 7 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.39%) Salt
15 6 (0.33%) Kibana
15 6 (0.33%) Nagios
16 4 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 320 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 174 (9.68%) Oracle
3 99 (5.51%) SAP
4 74 (4.12%) Adobe
5 62 (3.45%) Nintex
6 58 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 55 (3.06%) ServiceNow
8 43 (2.39%) VMware
9 40 (2.22%) Google
10 35 (1.95%) Atlassian
11 33 (1.84%) Pega
12 30 (1.67%) IBM
13 29 (1.61%) Cisco
14 26 (1.45%) Citrix
15 20 (1.11%) Remedy
15 20 (1.11%) Tableau
15 20 (1.11%) UiPath
16 17 (0.95%) Blue Prism
16 17 (0.95%) HP
16 17 (0.95%) Splunk