Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 104 101
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Workflow 99 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.85% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.20% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 44
West Midlands median daily rate £468 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £376 £363 £213
90th Percentile £575 £583 £593
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.41 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.59% +86.67%
England median hourly rate £23.78 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -40.55% +45.45% +30.95%

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 4,321 4,005 4,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.43% 84.26% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,693 2,524 2,502
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.65% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 145
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +32.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.25 £10.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £37.85
England median hourly rate £23.79 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.83% - +10.00%

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 2019. 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
Coventry +9 29 £485 -3.00% 1
Shropshire -24 27 £438 -27.08% 3
Birmingham +3 24 £419 -15.40% 1
Warwickshire +3 14 £500 +5.26% 2
Staffordshire -1 1 £438 -12.50% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £575 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £475 -
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
4 36 (36.36%) CRM
5 35 (35.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (33.33%) .NET
7 28 (28.28%) Dynamics 365
8 25 (25.25%) JIRA
8 25 (25.25%) Scrum
9 24 (24.24%) SQL
9 24 (24.24%) HTML
9 24 (24.24%) BDD
10 23 (23.23%) Java
11 22 (22.22%) C#
11 22 (22.22%) Content Management
11 22 (22.22%) Selenium
11 22 (22.22%) Confluence
11 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 21 (21.21%) DevOps
12 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
13 20 (20.20%) Documentum
13 20 (20.20%) Pega
14 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
14 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (17.17%) Workflow Management
15 16 (16.16%) SDLC
16 15 (15.15%) WCF
16 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
17 14 (14.14%) CSS
17 14 (14.14%) Atlassian

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 22 (22.22%) Confluence
2 20 (20.20%) Documentum
3 6 (6.06%) CMS
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (35.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.28%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.02%) Office 365
5 2 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Wireless
2 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) VPN
2 2 (2.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) JIRA
2 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 22 (22.22%) Selenium
3 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.13%) Maven
4 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.06%) GitLab
6 6 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) CRM Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 9 (9.09%) Tester
6 8 (8.08%) CRM Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) Java Automation Tester
6 8 (8.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (8.08%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) User Researcher
8 6 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Documentum Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) Business Process Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Process Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.33%) .NET
2 24 (24.24%) HTML
3 15 (15.15%) WCF
4 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
4 14 (14.14%) CSS
4 14 (14.14%) LINQ
5 8 (8.08%) REST
5 8 (8.08%) Web Services
6 7 (7.07%) XML
7 6 (6.06%) JSP
7 6 (6.06%) SOAP
7 6 (6.06%) WDK
7 6 (6.06%) XSD
8 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.02%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.02%) WAP
10 1 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.04%) Blog
4 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.36%) CRM
3 25 (25.25%) Scrum
4 24 (24.24%) BDD
5 22 (22.22%) Content Management
6 21 (21.21%) DevOps
7 17 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (17.17%) Test Automation
7 17 (17.17%) Workflow Management
8 16 (16.16%) SDLC
9 14 (14.14%) Case Management
9 14 (14.14%) Data Management
9 14 (14.14%) Enterprise Content Management
9 14 (14.14%) Functional Testing
9 14 (14.14%) Kanban
9 14 (14.14%) Migration
9 14 (14.14%) MVC
9 14 (14.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (14.14%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
2 24 (24.24%) SQL
3 23 (23.23%) Java
4 22 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (4.04%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.01%) Ruby
6 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.03%) DBS Check
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) MCSD
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) PMO
2 2 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.07%) Puppet
3 6 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.03%) Ansible
4 3 (3.03%) Terraform
5 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) Pega
3 14 (14.14%) Atlassian
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle
5 3 (3.03%) Google
5 3 (3.03%) Nintex
5 3 (3.03%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Aruba
6 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.02%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) McAfee
6 2 (2.02%) Nokia
6 2 (2.02%) Tableau
6 2 (2.02%) UiPath
7 1 (1.01%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.01%) SnapLogic