Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 150 147
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Workflow 754 1,422 1,957
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.74% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.02% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 922 1,344
Median daily rate £475 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £270 £288 £314
90th Percentile £675 £644 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £24.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +100.88% -16.34%
10th Percentile £15.25 £20.50 £15.64
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.25 £35.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.00% +66.67% -1.64%

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 32,468 70,451 91,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.91% 86.03% 87.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,259 46,030 60,471
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £294 £288 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -0.58% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,269 2,292 2,380
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +7.95% -4.35%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.28 £50.25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.89% +7.14% -9.25%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +15 592 £475 +5.56% 198
London +17 330 £515 +3.00% 67
UK excluding London +15 274 £450 +2.86% 141
Work from Home +8 195 £495 -3.41% 32
South East +31 67 £450 +2.86% 35
North of England -29 51 £463 +15.63% 44
South West +76 48 £450 -7.69% 16
Scotland +32 44 £450 +2.86% 9
Midlands +40 37 £425 -5.56% 23
North West -35 27 £300 -25.00% 32
West Midlands +46 25 £420 -16.00% 16
Yorkshire +22 16 £500 +26.58% 8
East of England +39 15 £450 +2.86% 10
East Midlands +35 13 £500 +17.65% 7
Wales +27 13 £413 -13.61% 3
North East +39 9 £520 +9.47% 4
Northern Ireland +8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 242 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 134 (17.77%) SQL
4 125 (16.58%) Azure
5 118 (15.65%) Finance
6 111 (14.72%) Migration
7 109 (14.46%) JavaScript
8 99 (13.13%) SharePoint
9 97 (12.86%) Oracle
10 93 (12.33%) Security Cleared
11 92 (12.20%) Java
11 92 (12.20%) CRM
12 91 (12.07%) Public Sector
13 87 (11.54%) C#
14 84 (11.14%) HTML
14 84 (11.14%) DevOps
15 80 (10.61%) Oracle Workflow
16 79 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
16 79 (10.48%) SC Cleared
17 74 (9.81%) CSS
17 74 (9.81%) Power Platform
18 65 (8.62%) .NET
19 64 (8.49%) Data Migration
20 62 (8.22%) Web Services
21 58 (7.69%) AWS
21 58 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
22 55 (7.29%) Scrum
22 55 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (7.16%) JIRA
24 53 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM

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 99 (13.13%) SharePoint
2 80 (10.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 29 (3.85%) Confluence
4 16 (2.12%) CMS
5 10 (1.33%) Apache
5 10 (1.33%) IIS
5 10 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.80%) JBoss
8 6 (0.80%) SAP Portal
8 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.80%) WordPress
9 5 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.53%) Luigi
10 4 (0.53%) nginx
11 3 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.93%) Maya
6 6 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.80%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.53%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.53%) Sketch
8 3 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.27%) Blender
9 2 (0.27%) InDesign
10 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 53 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.80%) Remedy AR System
8 6 (0.80%) SAP PSCD
8 6 (0.80%) Siebel CRM
9 5 (0.66%) Maximo
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle iSupplier
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (0.53%) Primavera
10 4 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.58%) Azure
2 74 (9.81%) Power Platform
3 58 (7.69%) AWS
3 58 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
4 52 (6.90%) Power Automate
5 35 (4.64%) Office 365
6 34 (4.51%) Logic Apps
7 30 (3.98%) PowerApps
8 29 (3.85%) GCP
9 22 (2.92%) Serverless
10 20 (2.65%) PaaS
11 15 (1.99%) OneDrive
12 14 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (1.59%) GitHub
13 12 (1.59%) IaaS
13 12 (1.59%) SaaS
14 10 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (1.33%) CloudFront
14 10 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.12%) Intranet
2 10 (1.33%) Network Security
3 5 (0.66%) SAN
4 4 (0.53%) Internet
4 4 (0.53%) OpenScape
5 3 (0.40%) WAN
5 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.27%) DMZ
6 2 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) LAN
6 2 (0.27%) Skype
6 2 (0.27%) SSL
6 2 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) PSTN
7 1 (0.13%) RTMP
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (4.64%) Power BI
4 26 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 23 (3.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 19 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.25%) SQLPlus
8 16 (2.12%) Oracle Discoverer
9 15 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.33%) MySQL
12 8 (1.06%) BigQuery
12 8 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.06%) Cloud Spanner
12 8 (1.06%) Siebel EIM
13 7 (0.93%) Big Data
13 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.93%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 54 (7.16%) JIRA
2 41 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.71%) Visual Studio
4 24 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
5 22 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (2.39%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.86%) git-flow
9 12 (1.59%) gulp
10 10 (1.33%) Grunt
10 10 (1.33%) webpack
11 9 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (1.06%) GitLab
12 8 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.06%) Toad
13 7 (0.93%) Selenium
13 7 (0.93%) Spinnaker
14 6 (0.80%) JDeveloper
15 5 (0.66%) Jasmine
General
1 118 (15.65%) Finance
2 91 (12.07%) Public Sector
3 47 (6.23%) Banking
4 28 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.92%) Marketing
6 20 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.25%) Front Office
8 16 (2.12%) Retail
9 13 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.59%) Publishing
11 9 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
12 8 (1.06%) Back Office
13 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.93%) Law
14 5 (0.66%) Electronics
14 5 (0.66%) Games
14 5 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.66%) Local Government
15 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 240 (31.83%) Developer
2 93 (12.33%) Consultant
3 88 (11.67%) Analyst
4 56 (7.43%) Business Analyst
5 49 (6.50%) Architect
6 28 (3.71%) User Researcher
7 27 (3.58%) Microsoft Developer
8 25 (3.32%) Java Developer
9 21 (2.79%) Administrator
10 20 (2.65%) Designer
10 20 (2.65%) Oracle Consultant
10 20 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
11 19 (2.52%) Project Manager
12 18 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.25%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (2.12%) Technical Consultant
15 14 (1.86%) Applications Developer
16 13 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
17 12 (1.59%) DevOps Engineer
17 12 (1.59%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.14%) HTML
2 74 (9.81%) CSS
3 65 (8.62%) .NET
4 62 (8.22%) Web Services
5 48 (6.37%) REST
5 48 (6.37%) XML
6 32 (4.24%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.11%) SOAP
8 25 (3.32%) HTML5
9 21 (2.79%) OpenID
10 20 (2.65%) jQuery
11 18 (2.39%) .NET Framework
11 18 (2.39%) CSS3
11 18 (2.39%) Spring
12 17 (2.25%) Node.js
12 17 (2.25%) React
13 15 (1.99%) LDAP
13 15 (1.99%) Redux
13 15 (1.99%) Sass
14 14 (1.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.63%) User Experience
3 35 (4.64%) Virtual Team
4 33 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.32%) NHS
6 18 (2.39%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.86%) CMDB
8 14 (1.86%) Derivative
9 12 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
11 10 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.06%) Animation
12 8 (1.06%) W3C
13 7 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.80%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.85%) Windows
2 25 (3.32%) Linux
2 25 (3.32%) Unix
3 6 (0.80%) Android
3 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.27%) CentOS
6 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.72%) Migration
3 92 (12.20%) CRM
4 84 (11.14%) DevOps
5 79 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (8.49%) Data Migration
7 55 (7.29%) Scrum
8 52 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (6.10%) Test Automation
10 46 (6.10%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 44 (5.84%) Business Analysis
12 43 (5.70%) Analytics
12 43 (5.70%) Asset Management
12 43 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (5.31%) Project Management
14 37 (4.91%) User Stories
14 37 (4.91%) Workflow Development
15 36 (4.77%) Data Management
16 35 (4.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 134 (17.77%) SQL
2 109 (14.46%) JavaScript
3 92 (12.20%) Java
4 87 (11.54%) C#
5 50 (6.63%) Python
6 35 (4.64%) PowerShell
7 30 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.39%) C
9 14 (1.86%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.72%) VB
11 12 (1.59%) PHP
12 11 (1.46%) ABAP
13 9 (1.19%) Java 8
13 9 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.19%) VBScript
14 7 (0.93%) C++
14 7 (0.93%) Ruby
14 7 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.80%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 93 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.51%) Degree
4 13 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.53%) CISSP
7 4 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) MCSD
9 2 (0.27%) CISM
9 2 (0.27%) ISEB
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.27%) MBA
9 2 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 29 (3.85%) QA
3 13 (1.72%) WCAG
4 6 (0.80%) SLA
5 5 (0.66%) GDPR
6 3 (0.40%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) COREP
7 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) NIST
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.79%) Docker
3 10 (1.33%) NDS
3 10 (1.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.13%) RACF
5 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 26 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.65%) Terraform
3 17 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.59%) Ansible
5 9 (1.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 8 (1.06%) Argo
7 6 (0.80%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.53%) SCCM
10 3 (0.40%) Puppet
10 3 (0.40%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.40%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.27%) Kubeflow
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.27%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 140 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 97 (12.86%) Oracle
3 40 (5.31%) SAP
4 32 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 25 (3.32%) Google
7 23 (3.05%) IBM
8 21 (2.79%) Nintex
9 18 (2.39%) Adobe
10 11 (1.46%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.33%) NetIQ
12 9 (1.19%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.19%) ForgeRock
13 8 (1.06%) Novell
13 8 (1.06%) Pega
13 8 (1.06%) Remedy
13 8 (1.06%) Siebel
14 7 (0.93%) BMC
14 7 (0.93%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.93%) Snow