Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 135 144
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -24
Contract jobs citing Workflow 1,732 1,822 1,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.91% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.28% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,129 1,129 1,153
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.72% +1.91%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 26
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% +19.57% -23.33%
10th Percentile £16.10 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £59.50 £71.84 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.17% +16.00% -

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 84,764 79,812 89,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.78% 83.84% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,572 52,927 58,164
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,044 2,187 2,615
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +22.14%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -3.85% +20.93%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -20 1,554 £450 - 421
UK excluding London -2 890 £425 +3.03% 296
London -29 808 £475 - 151
South East -11 308 £450 +5.88% 63
North of England -19 171 £425 +3.03% 87
Scotland +59 137 £350 -6.67% 21
Midlands -7 127 £450 +12.50% 46
North West +12 97 £425 -0.58% 52
West Midlands +1 84 £475 +8.57% 37
South West +9 76 £400 -11.11% 39
East of England -12 56 £438 +3.55% 35
Yorkshire -28 54 £419 -6.94% 32
East Midlands -13 43 £413 +17.86% 9
North East +31 21 £475 +37.68% 3
Wales +12 15 £438 +25.00% 3
Northern Ireland -10 4 £488 +18.18% 2

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 475 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (22.63%) Finance
3 330 (19.05%) SQL
4 287 (16.57%) JavaScript
5 243 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
6 239 (13.80%) HTML
7 231 (13.34%) Java
8 226 (13.05%) Microsoft
9 209 (12.07%) CSS
10 190 (10.97%) Git (software)
11 184 (10.62%) Oracle
12 174 (10.05%) Web Services
13 173 (9.99%) SharePoint
14 167 (9.64%) Migration
15 165 (9.53%) Project Management
16 159 (9.18%) Scrum
17 158 (9.12%) Business Analysis
18 153 (8.83%) JIRA
19 144 (8.31%) Banking
19 144 (8.31%) Jenkins
20 142 (8.20%) C#
21 140 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
22 139 (8.03%) CRM
22 139 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
23 137 (7.91%) Security Cleared
24 135 (7.79%) Linux
25 134 (7.74%) XML
26 133 (7.68%) Degree
27 128 (7.39%) Management Information System
28 127 (7.33%) 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
1 173 (9.99%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 60 (3.46%) CMS
4 55 (3.18%) Confluence
5 41 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 38 (2.19%) JBoss
6 38 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (1.79%) Apache
7 31 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.21%) Documentum
10 20 (1.15%) Apache Spark
10 20 (1.15%) Drupal
11 16 (0.92%) IIS
12 15 (0.87%) SAS
13 13 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.58%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 123 (7.10%) MS Visio
2 122 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 115 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
4 63 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.50%) InfoPath
5 26 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (1.50%) Photoshop
6 22 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
9 10 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.52%) InVision
11 4 (0.23%) InDesign
11 4 (0.23%) Maya
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.17%) SmartSuite
13 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
14 1 (0.058%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 65 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.75%) Sonata
8 12 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
8 12 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 10 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
10 10 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 8 (0.46%) Elite 3E
11 8 (0.46%) SAP MM
11 8 (0.46%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 89 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.21%) Office 365
4 48 (2.77%) GitHub
5 36 (2.08%) PaaS
6 33 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
7 32 (1.85%) IaaS
8 17 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.64%) Serverless
12 9 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 8 (0.46%) npm
13 8 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.40%) OneDrive
14 7 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.62%) Internet
2 25 (1.44%) SMS
3 23 (1.33%) Intranet
4 19 (1.10%) Firewall
4 19 (1.10%) WAN
5 14 (0.81%) DNS
5 14 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.75%) SAN
7 12 (0.69%) LAN
7 12 (0.69%) Network Security
8 10 (0.58%) FTP
8 10 (0.58%) HTTP
8 10 (0.58%) SNMP
8 10 (0.58%) SSH
8 10 (0.58%) Wireless
9 7 (0.40%) NAS
9 7 (0.40%) VPN
9 7 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.35%) DHCP
11 5 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (2.48%) Big Data
5 40 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.31%) Power BI
5 40 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (2.25%) MySQL
7 36 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 26 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 24 (1.39%) Redis
12 22 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.10%) QlikView
14 18 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (0.92%) MongoDB
17 14 (0.81%) HBase
18 12 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 190 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 153 (8.83%) JIRA
3 144 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.31%) Maven
5 37 (2.14%) Subversion
6 32 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (1.73%) Selenium
8 26 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.27%) Grunt
9 22 (1.27%) gulp
10 17 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
11 16 (0.92%) webpack
12 14 (0.81%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.75%) Bower
13 13 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.75%) GitLab
14 12 (0.69%) Axure RP
14 12 (0.69%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.69%) Mocha
14 12 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 392 (22.63%) Finance
2 144 (8.31%) Banking
3 64 (3.70%) Legal
4 61 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.12%) Marketing
6 42 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.42%) Retail
7 33 (1.91%) Front Office
8 28 (1.62%) Back Office
9 26 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.50%) Law
10 23 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.21%) Publishing
12 19 (1.10%) Games
13 13 (0.75%) Mandarin Language
14 12 (0.69%) Billing
15 11 (0.64%) Electronics
16 10 (0.58%) Advertising
16 10 (0.58%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 580 (33.49%) Developer
2 362 (20.90%) Analyst
3 207 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 149 (8.60%) Consultant
5 104 (6.00%) Architect
6 90 (5.20%) Java Developer
7 73 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 57 (3.29%) SharePoint Developer
9 49 (2.83%) Process Analyst
10 44 (2.54%) Senior Developer
11 42 (2.42%) Designer
12 41 (2.37%) Administrator
12 41 (2.37%) Pensions Analyst
12 41 (2.37%) Workflow Analyst
13 40 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
14 39 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
15 37 (2.14%) Python Developer
16 35 (2.02%) Business Process Analyst
16 35 (2.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 33 (1.91%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (13.80%) HTML
2 209 (12.07%) CSS
3 174 (10.05%) Web Services
4 134 (7.74%) XML
5 126 (7.27%) .NET
6 123 (7.10%) REST
7 100 (5.77%) AngularJS
8 89 (5.14%) HTML5
9 88 (5.08%) Spring
10 79 (4.56%) Hibernate
11 77 (4.45%) jQuery
12 73 (4.21%) SOAP
13 60 (3.46%) CSS3
14 46 (2.66%) ASP.NET
14 46 (2.66%) Drools
14 46 (2.66%) Node.js
14 46 (2.66%) RESTful
14 46 (2.66%) XSLT
15 40 (2.31%) Ajax
16 39 (2.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 243 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 121 (6.99%) User Experience
4 38 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 34 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 32 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (1.50%) CMDB
7 26 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.50%) Equities
7 26 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 24 (1.39%) Derivative
9 20 (1.15%) Fintech
10 19 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.10%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 17 (0.98%) Social Media
13 14 (0.81%) Replication
14 13 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.75%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 135 (7.79%) Linux
2 127 (7.33%) Windows
3 107 (6.18%) Unix
4 45 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.75%) AIX
9 13 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.64%) Solaris
10 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.52%) Android
12 8 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.23%) CentOS
15 4 (0.23%) HPUX
16 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.058%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (9.64%) Migration
3 165 (9.53%) Project Management
4 159 (9.18%) Scrum
5 158 (9.12%) Business Analysis
6 140 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
7 139 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
7 139 (8.03%) CRM
8 117 (6.76%) DevOps
9 112 (6.47%) Analytics
10 109 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 98 (5.66%) ITIL
12 97 (5.60%) Use Case
12 97 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 95 (5.48%) Data Modelling
14 90 (5.20%) Test Automation
15 87 (5.02%) Workflow Management
16 86 (4.97%) SOA
16 86 (4.97%) TDD
17 83 (4.79%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 330 (19.05%) SQL
2 287 (16.57%) JavaScript
3 231 (13.34%) Java
4 142 (8.20%) C#
5 107 (6.18%) Python
6 84 (4.85%) PowerShell
7 55 (3.18%) PL/SQL
8 46 (2.66%) PHP
9 38 (2.19%) VBA
10 31 (1.79%) Ruby
11 30 (1.73%) C++
12 29 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.15%) Scala
15 18 (1.04%) Apex Code
15 18 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.04%) Perl
16 17 (0.98%) VB
17 16 (0.92%) ABAP
17 16 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 137 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 133 (7.68%) Degree
3 93 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
4 17 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.81%) PMP
6 13 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.46%) ISEB
9 7 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.40%) MCSD
9 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.35%) HND
10 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.29%) MCTS
12 4 (0.23%) CWNA
12 4 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.48%) QA
2 37 (2.14%) PMO
3 29 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.67%) GDPR
4 22 (1.27%) SLA
5 15 (0.87%) MiFID
6 12 (0.69%) WCAG
7 7 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.29%) GxP
9 5 (0.29%) IFRS
9 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.23%) EMIR
11 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.12%) Basel II
12 2 (0.12%) COBIT
12 2 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 65 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.94%) Docker
3 36 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.64%) VMware NSX
6 9 (0.52%) Firmware
7 8 (0.46%) HDFS
8 7 (0.40%) SRDF
8 7 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (0.40%) vSphere
9 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.23%) XenApp
11 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.17%) NFS
12 3 (0.17%) vCloud
12 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (3.58%) Ansible
2 57 (3.29%) Puppet
3 29 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.67%) Terraform
4 24 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (1.04%) vRealize
6 16 (0.92%) Kubernetes
7 14 (0.81%) HP ALM
8 10 (0.58%) vCenter Server
9 9 (0.52%) Oozie
10 7 (0.40%) EMC TimeFinder
10 7 (0.40%) NetApp OnCommand
10 7 (0.40%) SCCM
10 7 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.29%) Control-M
11 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.17%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.17%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 226 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 184 (10.62%) Oracle
3 87 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 71 (4.10%) VMware
5 64 (3.70%) SAP
6 53 (3.06%) ServiceNow
7 46 (2.66%) HP
8 43 (2.48%) Nintex
9 34 (1.96%) Adobe
9 34 (1.96%) IBM
10 29 (1.67%) Google
11 27 (1.56%) Cisco
12 25 (1.44%) CA
12 25 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.87%) Capita
13 15 (0.87%) NetApp
14 14 (0.81%) Pega
14 14 (0.81%) Remedy
15 13 (0.75%) Citrix
15 13 (0.75%) Intapp