Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 124 153
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 -20
Contract jobs citing Workflow 2,039 1,890 1,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 1.99% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.35% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,407 1,219 1,143
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £282
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.25% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 45
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +17.65% +88.89%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £72.34 £59.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £47.91
% change year-on-year -40.00% +4.36% +91.64%

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 88,980 80,536 92,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.78% 84.86% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,666 52,670 61,077
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,434 2,128 2,295
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -20.00% -0.24% +16.29%

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 July 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 16 July 2018.

Contractor 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 16 July 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 -15 1,820 £475 +2.15% 355
UK excluding London +12 1,114 £450 +5.88% 227
London -23 888 £500 - 144
South East +22 417 £488 +12.07% 56
North of England +37 237 £410 +2.44% 64
Scotland +13 165 £420 - 14
North West +38 146 £400 - 41
Midlands -18 146 £475 +11.76% 40
West Midlands -8 94 £500 +17.65% 25
South West -14 79 £425 - 24
Yorkshire +2 72 £425 +0.59% 20
East Midlands -8 48 £394 -7.35% 15
East of England -41 47 £388 -13.89% 25
North East +2 21 £465 +28.28% 3
Wales -30 21 £418 -1.76% 2
Northern Ireland +17 8 £508 - 1
Channel Islands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 637 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 450 (22.07%) Finance
4 412 (20.21%) SQL
5 349 (17.12%) Oracle
6 345 (16.92%) Microsoft
7 332 (16.28%) HTML
7 332 (16.28%) CSS
8 296 (14.52%) C#
9 274 (13.44%) Java
10 263 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 257 (12.60%) Web Services
12 253 (12.41%) Git (software)
13 241 (11.82%) Linux
14 229 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
15 221 (10.84%) Python
16 217 (10.64%) Project Management
17 215 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
18 212 (10.40%) REST
19 201 (9.86%) Jenkins
19 201 (9.86%) .NET
20 189 (9.27%) Migration
20 189 (9.27%) Relational Database
21 188 (9.22%) CRM
22 187 (9.17%) Scrum
23 185 (9.07%) SharePoint
24 184 (9.02%) Business Analysis
25 176 (8.63%) SQL Server
25 176 (8.63%) XML
26 172 (8.44%) Security Cleared

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
1 185 (9.07%) SharePoint
2 147 (7.21%) Oracle Workflow
3 79 (3.87%) Confluence
4 71 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 51 (2.50%) CMS
6 43 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 42 (2.06%) IIS
8 38 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
9 29 (1.42%) JBoss
10 27 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 27 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 24 (1.18%) Apache Spark
12 23 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 22 (1.08%) Documentum
14 21 (1.03%) MS Exchange
15 20 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.88%) Apache
17 16 (0.78%) Umbraco
17 16 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 98 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
3 87 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 58 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 45 (2.21%) InfoPath
6 21 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.69%) InVision
8 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.25%) InDesign
11 5 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.20%) Gliffy
13 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.15%) HipChat
13 3 (0.15%) UserZoom
14 2 (0.098%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 115 (5.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (1.37%) Sonata
4 27 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 24 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 22 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
7 17 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 16 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.59%) Elite 3E
10 12 (0.59%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.49%) Eloqua
11 10 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
12 9 (0.44%) ION MarketView
12 9 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.44%) Visualfiles
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
14 7 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
14 7 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 151 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (3.83%) Office 365
4 64 (3.14%) Dynamics 365
5 42 (2.06%) GitHub
6 33 (1.62%) PaaS
7 32 (1.57%) IaaS
8 24 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.03%) npm
10 16 (0.78%) Serverless
11 15 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 14 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
15 10 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.49%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.49%) SaaS
15 10 (0.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 9 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.67%) SMS
2 28 (1.37%) HTTP
2 28 (1.37%) WAN
3 21 (1.03%) DNS
4 20 (0.98%) Firewall
5 19 (0.93%) Intranet
6 17 (0.83%) FTP
6 17 (0.83%) LAN
7 16 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.74%) Internet
9 13 (0.64%) Network Security
10 12 (0.59%) SSL
10 12 (0.59%) VPN
11 10 (0.49%) Unified Communications
12 9 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.44%) SSH
13 7 (0.34%) BGP
13 7 (0.34%) OSPF
13 7 (0.34%) RTMP
13 7 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (9.27%) Relational Database
2 176 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 76 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (3.68%) Redis
5 63 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 45 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 38 (1.86%) Big Data
11 36 (1.77%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.77%) Power BI
12 30 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 29 (1.42%) MySQL
13 29 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
14 28 (1.37%) MongoDB
15 20 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (0.88%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 253 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 201 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 172 (8.44%) JIRA
4 84 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 84 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 50 (2.45%) Maven
5 50 (2.45%) Selenium
6 33 (1.62%) Subversion
7 29 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 24 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (1.13%) Axure RP
9 23 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 22 (1.08%) webpack
11 20 (0.98%) Mocha
12 19 (0.93%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.93%) JUnit
12 19 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (0.88%) Bitbucket
14 17 (0.83%) Grunt
15 14 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 450 (22.07%) Finance
2 110 (5.39%) Banking
3 83 (4.07%) Marketing
4 80 (3.92%) Front Office
5 75 (3.68%) Legal
6 71 (3.48%) Back Office
7 61 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 48 (2.35%) Investment Banking
9 48 (2.35%) Retail
10 40 (1.96%) Law
11 28 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.03%) Games
13 20 (0.98%) General Ledger
14 19 (0.93%) Advertising
14 19 (0.93%) Electronics
15 18 (0.88%) Publishing
16 16 (0.78%) Billing
17 14 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 766 (37.57%) Developer
2 385 (18.88%) Analyst
3 235 (11.53%) Business Analyst
4 141 (6.92%) Architect
5 120 (5.89%) Consultant
6 106 (5.20%) Python Developer
7 93 (4.56%) Java Developer
8 90 (4.41%) Django Developer
8 90 (4.41%) Python/Django Developer
9 65 (3.19%) Senior Developer
10 59 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 58 (2.84%) Project Manager
12 56 (2.75%) .NET Developer
13 55 (2.70%) CRM Developer
14 54 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
15 47 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 47 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
16 46 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
17 44 (2.16%) Administrator
18 43 (2.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (16.28%) CSS
1 332 (16.28%) HTML
2 257 (12.60%) Web Services
3 212 (10.40%) REST
4 201 (9.86%) .NET
5 176 (8.63%) XML
6 137 (6.72%) AngularJS
7 125 (6.13%) HTML5
8 117 (5.74%) jQuery
9 101 (4.95%) Django
10 99 (4.86%) Node.js
11 75 (3.68%) SOAP
11 75 (3.68%) Spring
12 72 (3.53%) ASP.NET
13 71 (3.48%) RESTful
13 71 (3.48%) Sass
14 65 (3.19%) XSLT
15 64 (3.14%) React
16 55 (2.70%) CSS3
17 43 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 263 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (7.01%) User Experience
3 99 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.45%) Fixed Income
6 45 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 37 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 36 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.52%) Fintech
12 24 (1.18%) Robotics
13 23 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.08%) Derivative
14 22 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 20 (0.98%) Taxonomies
16 19 (0.93%) Blog
17 18 (0.88%) CMDB
18 16 (0.78%) Blackberry
18 16 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 241 (11.82%) Linux
2 169 (8.29%) Windows
3 115 (5.64%) Unix
4 80 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.98%) Android
10 18 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.39%) AIX
12 8 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.20%) CentOS
15 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.098%) Solaris
15 2 (0.098%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.049%) MVS
16 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
3 217 (10.64%) Project Management
4 215 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (9.27%) Migration
6 188 (9.22%) CRM
7 187 (9.17%) Scrum
8 184 (9.02%) Business Analysis
9 157 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
10 148 (7.26%) DevOps
11 147 (7.21%) Web Development
12 138 (6.77%) Analytics
13 129 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 127 (6.23%) SDLC
15 120 (5.89%) Test Automation
16 97 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 96 (4.71%) Data Modelling
18 94 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
19 92 (4.51%) Workflow Management
20 91 (4.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 531 (26.04%) JavaScript
2 412 (20.21%) SQL
3 296 (14.52%) C#
4 274 (13.44%) Java
5 221 (10.84%) Python
6 110 (5.39%) PowerShell
7 68 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 51 (2.50%) PHP
9 47 (2.31%) Bash Shell
9 47 (2.31%) TypeScript
10 46 (2.26%) C++
11 39 (1.91%) Scala
12 32 (1.57%) Java 8
12 32 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 30 (1.47%) Ruby
14 29 (1.42%) ABAP
15 27 (1.32%) Perl
15 27 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.13%) VB
17 21 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 172 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 162 (7.95%) Degree
3 128 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 50 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (1.47%) MCSE
7 16 (0.78%) ISEB
7 16 (0.78%) Siebel Certification
8 13 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.29%) PMP
12 5 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.20%) PgMP
13 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.86%) QA
2 55 (2.70%) SLA
3 36 (1.77%) PMO
4 33 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.18%) GDPR
6 14 (0.69%) WCAG
7 11 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.49%) MiFID
9 8 (0.39%) SNOMED CT
10 6 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.15%) HL7
12 2 (0.098%) COBIT
12 2 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.098%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.049%) EMIR
13 1 (0.049%) FATCA
13 1 (0.049%) IFRS
System Software
1 90 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.04%) Docker
3 29 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.69%) HDFS
6 10 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.44%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.34%) vSphere
9 6 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.15%) NFS
11 3 (0.15%) Samba
12 2 (0.098%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.098%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.049%) Postfix
13 1 (0.049%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 62 (3.04%) Ansible
2 54 (2.65%) Puppet
3 39 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
5 33 (1.62%) Terraform
6 30 (1.47%) Kubernetes
7 17 (0.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 11 (0.54%) vRealize
9 10 (0.49%) SCCM
10 8 (0.39%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.34%) Control-M
12 6 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.29%) Forum Sentry
12 6 (0.29%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.29%) Nagios
12 6 (0.29%) WMI
13 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.25%) Kibana
13 5 (0.25%) Salt
14 4 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 349 (17.12%) Oracle
2 345 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.86%) SAP
4 73 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (3.09%) VMware
6 60 (2.94%) Nintex
7 58 (2.84%) ServiceNow
8 50 (2.45%) IBM
9 46 (2.26%) Adobe
9 46 (2.26%) HP
10 30 (1.47%) Google
11 29 (1.42%) Siebel
11 29 (1.42%) Tableau
12 26 (1.28%) Cisco
12 26 (1.28%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 24 (1.18%) FNZ
14 21 (1.03%) Informatica
15 20 (0.98%) Pega
16 19 (0.93%) Sybase