Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 154 153
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1,084 1,740 1,835
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 1.80% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.06% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1,193 1,234
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £290 £320 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 23 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.39% -34.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £20.50 £8.80 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.50 £32.07 £59.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £10.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +400.00% -77.78% +28.57%

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 53,531 84,443 87,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.86% 87.31% 86.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,123 55,915 58,127
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,902 2,142 2,213
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.28 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +5.57% -8.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.75 £11.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.23 £50.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £22.67
% change year-on-year -1.47% +0.72% -9.31%

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +7 1,000 £475 - 297
UK excluding London +1 542 £450 - 195
London +17 506 £519 +3.75% 119
North of England +21 170 £400 -13.28% 61
South East +18 162 £477 +6.07% 53
North West +12 104 £400 -13.04% 38
Midlands +4 60 £425 -10.53% 21
South West -7 49 £500 +8.11% 21
Scotland -9 47 £475 +11.76% 6
Yorkshire +30 42 £451 -1.80% 12
East of England +21 41 £475 +1.33% 23
West Midlands -2 39 £425 -9.09% 12
Work from Home +6 28 £400 -15.79% 19
North East +24 24 £380 -20.83% 11
East Midlands +24 21 £398 -22.06% 9
Wales +27 10 £475 - 9
Northern Ireland - 3 £273 - 2

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 359 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (19.19%) Finance
3 187 (17.25%) SQL
4 169 (15.59%) Microsoft
5 138 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 135 (12.45%) JavaScript
7 134 (12.36%) Java
8 120 (11.07%) SQL Server
8 120 (11.07%) JIRA
9 119 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
10 116 (10.70%) Windows
11 115 (10.61%) Migration
12 114 (10.52%) ITIL
13 110 (10.15%) SharePoint
13 110 (10.15%) Azure
14 108 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
15 107 (9.87%) DevOps
16 105 (9.69%) .NET
17 104 (9.59%) SAP
18 103 (9.50%) Git (software)
18 103 (9.50%) SC Cleared
19 100 (9.23%) C#
20 99 (9.13%) Oracle
20 99 (9.13%) Public Sector
21 90 (8.30%) Banking
22 89 (8.21%) CRM
23 85 (7.84%) Scrum
24 84 (7.75%) Degree
25 82 (7.56%) Analytics
26 81 (7.47%) 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
1 110 (10.15%) SharePoint
2 69 (6.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 63 (5.81%) Confluence
4 20 (1.85%) CMS
5 19 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.75%) IIS
6 15 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (1.11%) SAP Portal
8 11 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (0.92%) K2 blackpearl
9 10 (0.92%) nginx
9 10 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.65%) JBoss
12 6 (0.55%) Apache
12 6 (0.55%) Luigi
12 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.46%) Documentum
13 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.11%) Sketch
6 9 (0.83%) InVision
6 9 (0.83%) Windchill
7 6 (0.55%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.46%) InDesign
8 5 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.46%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.092%) CATIA
11 1 (0.092%) Maya
Business Applications
1 50 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.75%) SAP HCM
4 14 (1.29%) Maximo
5 12 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.92%) SAP MDG
8 9 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.74%) SAP MDM
10 7 (0.65%) Remedy AR System
11 6 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.55%) SAP PSCD
11 6 (0.55%) SAP SRM
12 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 110 (10.15%) Azure
2 81 (7.47%) Power Platform
3 73 (6.73%) AWS
4 57 (5.26%) Office 365
5 43 (3.97%) Dynamics 365
6 33 (3.04%) GitHub
7 27 (2.49%) PowerApps
7 27 (2.49%) Serverless
8 22 (2.03%) Trello
9 21 (1.94%) SaaS
10 19 (1.75%) PaaS
10 19 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
11 17 (1.57%) OneDrive
12 15 (1.38%) Azure Functions
13 14 (1.29%) GCP
14 12 (1.11%) Microsoft Flow
15 11 (1.01%) Slack
16 9 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.83%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.38%) Internet
2 12 (1.11%) Intranet
3 9 (0.83%) Firewall
3 9 (0.83%) Skype
3 9 (0.83%) WAN
4 8 (0.74%) LAN
4 8 (0.74%) Wireless
5 7 (0.65%) Network Security
6 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.55%) HTTP
6 6 (0.55%) MPLS
6 6 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.46%) Broadband
7 5 (0.46%) DMZ
7 5 (0.46%) DNS
7 5 (0.46%) Extranet
7 5 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (0.46%) SAN
7 5 (0.46%) VPN
8 4 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.18%) Power BI
3 41 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.03%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.75%) MySQL
10 17 (1.57%) Big Data
11 16 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.83%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.83%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 120 (11.07%) JIRA
2 103 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 41 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.38%) Bitbucket
4 15 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.11%) webpack
8 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.92%) Maven
10 9 (0.83%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.74%) Axure RP
11 8 (0.74%) Grunt
11 8 (0.74%) gulp
11 8 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.74%) Subversion
12 7 (0.65%) git-flow
13 6 (0.55%) Gerrit
13 6 (0.55%) JDeveloper
14 5 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 208 (19.19%) Finance
2 99 (9.13%) Public Sector
3 90 (8.30%) Banking
4 54 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.78%) Retail
6 30 (2.77%) Front Office
7 27 (2.49%) Marketing
8 23 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.38%) Legal
11 14 (1.29%) Publishing
12 13 (1.20%) Billing
12 13 (1.20%) General Ledger
13 12 (1.11%) Back Office
13 12 (1.11%) Law
14 10 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.83%) Advertising
16 8 (0.74%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 338 (31.18%) Developer
2 132 (12.18%) Consultant
3 128 (11.81%) Analyst
4 77 (7.10%) Architect
4 77 (7.10%) Business Analyst
5 45 (4.15%) Java Developer
6 44 (4.06%) User Researcher
7 36 (3.32%) SAP Consultant
8 35 (3.23%) Designer
9 29 (2.68%) Administrator
10 23 (2.12%) ServiceNow Developer
11 21 (1.94%) SQL Developer
12 20 (1.85%) Automation Engineer
12 20 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (1.85%) UX Designer
13 19 (1.75%) Data Engineer
13 19 (1.75%) SharePoint Consultant
14 18 (1.66%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (1.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (1.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (9.69%) .NET
2 81 (7.47%) HTML
3 66 (6.09%) Web Services
4 63 (5.81%) XML
5 62 (5.72%) CSS
6 47 (4.34%) REST
7 38 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 36 (3.32%) Spring
9 35 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 35 (3.23%) SOAP
10 31 (2.86%) Middleware
10 31 (2.86%) Node.js
10 31 (2.86%) React
11 26 (2.40%) HTML5
11 26 (2.40%) SAP Fiori
12 25 (2.31%) JSON
12 25 (2.31%) LDAP
13 24 (2.21%) Redux
14 22 (2.03%) jQuery
14 22 (2.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.44%) User Experience
3 39 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 34 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 30 (2.77%) CMDB
6 30 (2.77%) Fixed Income
7 24 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.85%) Driving Licence
9 18 (1.66%) Derivative
9 18 (1.66%) Robotics
10 17 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.48%) NHS
12 15 (1.38%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.92%) Blog
14 9 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (10.70%) Windows
2 49 (4.52%) Linux
3 38 (3.51%) Unix
4 36 (3.32%) Windows 10
5 33 (3.04%) Windows Server
6 28 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 23 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.85%) Android
9 17 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (0.65%) VMS
13 6 (0.55%) AIX
14 5 (0.46%) Solaris
14 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.18%) CentOS
17 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (10.61%) Migration
3 114 (10.52%) ITIL
4 108 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (9.87%) DevOps
6 89 (8.21%) CRM
7 85 (7.84%) Scrum
8 82 (7.56%) Analytics
9 80 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 78 (7.20%) Business Analysis
11 73 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 72 (6.64%) Project Management
13 71 (6.55%) Workflow Management
14 67 (6.18%) Data Modelling
15 65 (6.00%) Project Delivery
16 64 (5.90%) Test Automation
17 58 (5.35%) Service Design
18 56 (5.17%) Asset Management
19 54 (4.98%) Data Migration
20 53 (4.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 187 (17.25%) SQL
2 135 (12.45%) JavaScript
3 134 (12.36%) Java
4 100 (9.23%) C#
5 78 (7.20%) Python
6 56 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 28 (2.58%) ABAP
7 28 (2.58%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.03%) C
9 19 (1.75%) PHP
10 17 (1.57%) ES6
11 16 (1.48%) C++
11 16 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 14 (1.29%) Scala
13 12 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.01%) Groovy
15 9 (0.83%) VBScript
16 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.74%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 138 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 103 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 84 (7.75%) Degree
4 21 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
6 12 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.01%) DBS Check
7 11 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.83%) HND
9 8 (0.74%) HNC
9 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.55%) ISEB
11 5 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.46%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CISM
12 4 (0.37%) CISSP
12 4 (0.37%) MCPD
13 3 (0.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.69%) QA
2 39 (3.60%) SLA
3 30 (2.77%) Data Quality
4 26 (2.40%) GDPR
5 11 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (0.92%) WCAG
7 7 (0.65%) PMO
8 6 (0.55%) SEPA
9 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.37%) HL7
10 4 (0.37%) RMADS
11 3 (0.28%) NIST
11 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.18%) MiFID
12 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.18%) UCITS
13 1 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.092%) EMIR
13 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 51 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.31%) Docker
4 8 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.65%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.55%) NDS
6 6 (0.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.46%) HDFS
8 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.18%) vSphere
11 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.092%) Firmware
11 1 (0.092%) KVM
11 1 (0.092%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (2.49%) Ansible
1 27 (2.49%) Single Sign-On
2 23 (2.12%) Terraform
3 19 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.20%) vRealize
4 13 (1.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 9 (0.83%) Consul
5 9 (0.83%) Packer
5 9 (0.83%) SCCM
6 7 (0.65%) SCDPM
7 6 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (0.55%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 6 (0.55%) Puppet
8 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.37%) WSUS
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.18%) Oozie
10 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.18%) systemd
Vendors
1 169 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.59%) SAP
3 99 (9.13%) Oracle
4 42 (3.87%) ServiceNow
5 35 (3.23%) HP
6 32 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (2.95%) VMware
7 30 (2.77%) Adobe
8 27 (2.49%) Dell
9 20 (1.85%) Google
9 20 (1.85%) Tableau
10 15 (1.38%) Trend Micro
11 14 (1.29%) Automation Anywhere
12 13 (1.20%) IBM
12 13 (1.20%) Informatica
12 13 (1.20%) Remedy
13 12 (1.11%) Cisco
13 12 (1.11%) ION Trading
13 12 (1.11%) UiPath
14 11 (1.01%) Novell