Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 96 153
Rank change year-on-year -7 +57 -64
Contract jobs citing Workflow 105 97 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.02% 1.98% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 69 35
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +21.62%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £281
90th Percentile £588 £580 £608
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £27.50 -
England median hourly rate £28.38 £30.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -6.95% -3.94% +39.56%

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 4,503 4,119 5,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.66% 83.87% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,773 2,649 3,021
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 141 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.67 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.88 £48.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Shropshire -35 39 £525 +23.53% 2
Birmingham -20 21 £450 - 15
Coventry -13 19 £463 +8.82% 1
Warwickshire +13 11 £500 +42.86% 3
Wolverhampton - 10 £475 -
Staffordshire -15 2 £419 -16.25% 1
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 45 (42.86%) .NET
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (38.10%) CRM
5 39 (37.14%) SQL
6 38 (36.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 38 (36.19%) Dynamics 365
7 32 (30.48%) C#
8 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
9 30 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (22.86%) SDLC
12 23 (21.90%) BDD
12 23 (21.90%) Documentum
12 23 (21.90%) Content Management
13 22 (20.95%) DevOps
13 22 (20.95%) WCF
14 21 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
14 21 (20.00%) Migration
14 21 (20.00%) Scrum
15 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (18.10%) Marketing
17 18 (17.14%) JIRA
17 18 (17.14%) Selenium
17 18 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (17.14%) HTML
18 17 (16.19%) Java
18 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET

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 23 (21.90%) Documentum
2 17 (16.19%) Confluence
3 9 (8.57%) CMS
4 7 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 38 (36.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.19%) Dynamics 365
2 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.71%) Office 365
5 3 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Firewall
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.90%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) VPN
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
2 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.90%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) JIRA
1 18 (17.14%) Selenium
2 14 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (12.38%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.48%) Maven
6 8 (7.62%) GitLab
6 8 (7.62%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.76%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.81%) NDepend
8 4 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.81%) SonarQube
8 4 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (3.81%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.86%) Subversion
9 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (18.10%) Marketing
2 9 (8.57%) Back Office
3 8 (7.62%) Local Government
4 5 (4.76%) Finance
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Electronics
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) CRM Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Architect
5 11 (10.48%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) User Researcher
7 8 (7.62%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Java Automation Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Tester
10 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Azure Architect
10 5 (4.76%) CMS Business Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.86%) .NET
2 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (20.95%) WCF
4 18 (17.14%) HTML
5 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.62%) CSS
7 8 (7.62%) LINQ
7 8 (7.62%) SOAP
7 8 (7.62%) Web Services
7 8 (7.62%) XML
8 7 (6.67%) REST
8 7 (6.67%) XSD
9 4 (3.81%) .NET Core
9 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.81%) JSP
9 4 (3.81%) Node.js
9 4 (3.81%) WDK
10 3 (2.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Blog
3 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) SCADA
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) CRM
3 24 (22.86%) SDLC
4 23 (21.90%) BDD
4 23 (21.90%) Content Management
5 22 (20.95%) DevOps
6 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 21 (20.00%) Migration
6 21 (20.00%) Scrum
7 15 (14.29%) MVC
7 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 14 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
8 14 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.38%) Functional Testing
9 13 (12.38%) OO
10 12 (11.43%) Kanban
10 12 (11.43%) OOP
10 12 (11.43%) Problem Management
10 12 (11.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 39 (37.14%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) C#
4 17 (16.19%) Java
5 4 (3.81%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.86%) Java 8
6 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (1.90%) ABAP
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.90%) CCDP
2 2 (1.90%) CCNP
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
2 2 (1.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.95%) PMO
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.81%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 3 (2.86%) Ansible
3 3 (2.86%) Terraform
4 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Pega
3 11 (10.48%) Atlassian
4 9 (8.57%) OpenText
4 9 (8.57%) Oracle
5 5 (4.76%) SAP
6 4 (3.81%) Aruba
6 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.81%) McAfee
7 3 (2.86%) Google
8 2 (1.90%) F5
8 2 (1.90%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) Nokia
8 2 (1.90%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.90%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.95%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.95%) Mercator
9 1 (0.95%) Tableau