Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 June 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 92 109
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 -23
Contract jobs citing Workflow 74 92 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 2.14% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.59% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 66
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +25.93%
10th Percentile £363 £261 £216
90th Percentile £575 £587 £531
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £77.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% - -
England median hourly rate £26.75 £41.25 £39.42
% change year-on-year -35.15% +4.66% +53.60%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,059 3,552 4,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.04% 82.47% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,462 2,200 2,711
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 138 107
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +23.28% -25.93%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.50 £38.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Workflow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Workflow in the West Midlands

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Workflow in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Workflow in the West Midlands

Workflow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Workflow in the West Midlands

Workflow
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Workflow in the West Midlands

Workflow
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workflow within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Birmingham -24 29 £500 +11.11% 7
Shropshire -10 12 £575 +24.32% 1
Coventry -11 10 £475 - 1
Warwickshire -6 8 £445 +13.08% 6
Solihull -10 2 £375 - 3
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle
4 14 (18.92%) Finance
4 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (14.86%) Migration
6 11 (14.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.86%) SDLC
7 10 (13.51%) ITIL
8 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
8 9 (12.16%) Analytics
9 8 (10.81%) DevOps
9 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.81%) .NET
9 8 (10.81%) Windows
9 8 (10.81%) CRM
9 8 (10.81%) Service Management
10 7 (9.46%) Java
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
10 7 (9.46%) User Experience
11 6 (8.11%) FortiGate
11 6 (8.11%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (8.11%) Service Design

Workflow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (14.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.41%) Documentum
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.05%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Magento
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.70%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Slack
4 2 (2.70%) Trello
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (8.11%) Firewall
1 6 (8.11%) VPN
1 6 (8.11%) WAN
1 6 (8.11%) Wireless
2 5 (6.76%) SMS
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) Power BI
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.70%) MSI
4 2 (2.70%) Protractor
4 2 (2.70%) Sahi
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.70%) WATIR
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Azure Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) CRM Developer
7 4 (5.41%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.05%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.05%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.05%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) CSS
2 6 (8.11%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) EDI
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.05%) Angular 2
4 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.05%) Node.js
4 3 (4.05%) SOAP
4 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 3 (4.05%) WF
4 3 (4.05%) XML
5 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) JSON
5 2 (2.70%) LDAP
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) WAP
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) User Experience
3 5 (6.76%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Blog
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
6 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 11 (14.86%) SDLC
3 10 (13.51%) ITIL
4 9 (12.16%) Analytics
5 8 (10.81%) CRM
5 8 (10.81%) DevOps
5 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.81%) Service Management
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.11%) BDD
7 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.11%) Network Design
7 6 (8.11%) Project Management
7 6 (8.11%) Service Design
7 6 (8.11%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
8 5 (6.76%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.46%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) ABAP
6 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) APMP
3 2 (2.70%) CIPD
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CCIE
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.70%) GDPR
1 2 (2.70%) QA
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) COBIT
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
4 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco
3 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
3 6 (8.11%) McAfee
3 6 (8.11%) Nokia
4 5 (6.76%) HP
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
4 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Aruba
6 3 (4.05%) Google
6 3 (4.05%) IBM
6 3 (4.05%) Pega
6 3 (4.05%) Siebel
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) Tableau
8 1 (1.35%) OpenText
8 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com