Period
to 25 February 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 100 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 -15
Contract jobs citing Workflow 84 94 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.80% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.17% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 68
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £363 £213 £211
90th Percentile £590 £600 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +14.29% -18.33%
10th Percentile £22.50 £26.00 £16.90
90th Percentile £59.45 £32.25 £32.10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +63.64% +20.88% -17.27%

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 3,910 4,330 4,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.40% 82.85% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,473 2,678 2,348
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £555 £542 £550
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Workflow in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Birmingham -6 35 £473 +5.00% 11
Warwickshire -6 10 £475 +22.58% 10
Coventry +4 8 £500 -9.09%
Shropshire 0 7 £600 +20.00% 4
Staffordshire 0 4 £500 +122.22% 1
Walsall 0 1 - -
Solihull -3 1 - - 6
Workflow
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 24 (28.57%) SQL
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 19 (22.62%) Finance
4 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.67%) Scrum
6 12 (14.29%) HTML
6 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.90%) CSS
8 10 (11.90%) Oracle
8 10 (11.90%) CRM
8 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (10.71%) JIRA
9 9 (10.71%) Analytics
9 9 (10.71%) Project Management
9 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (10.71%) ITIL
9 9 (10.71%) .NET
9 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
10 8 (9.52%) SDLC
10 8 (9.52%) Windows
10 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
11 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (8.33%) DevOps
11 7 (8.33%) Puppet
11 7 (8.33%) Software Packaging
11 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling

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 6 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) EngageOne
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.19%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.57%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) SMS
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) VPN
2 5 (5.95%) Wireless
3 4 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.76%) Power BI
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.57%) Big Data
4 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) JIRA
2 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.19%) MonoDevelop
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Analyst
2 12 (14.29%) Consultant
3 10 (11.90%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) CRM Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Workflow Project Manager
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 7 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (11.90%) CSS
3 9 (10.71%) .NET
4 7 (8.33%) Software Packaging
5 4 (4.76%) Web Services
6 3 (3.57%) REST
6 3 (3.57%) SOAP
6 3 (3.57%) WF
7 2 (2.38%) JSON
7 2 (2.38%) Middleware
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Flash
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) jQuery
8 1 (1.19%) LDAP
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.19%) SAP ALE
8 1 (1.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.76%) FMCG
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.38%) CMDB
6 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.19%) Blog
7 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) PMI
7 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Scrum
3 10 (11.90%) CRM
4 9 (10.71%) Analytics
4 9 (10.71%) ITIL
4 9 (10.71%) Project Management
5 8 (9.52%) SDLC
6 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.33%) DevOps
6 7 (8.33%) Migration
6 7 (8.33%) Service Management
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.14%) Time Management
8 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.95%) Network Design
8 5 (5.95%) SOA
8 5 (5.95%) Use Case
8 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.14%) Java
4 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) ABAP
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) APMP
3 1 (1.19%) CIPD
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PMP
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) PMO
2 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) GDPR
3 2 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) COBIT
4 1 (1.19%) IEC 62304
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) MISRA
4 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Ansible
1 7 (8.33%) Puppet
1 7 (8.33%) Terraform
2 5 (5.95%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco
3 5 (5.95%) Fortinet
3 5 (5.95%) HP
3 5 (5.95%) McAfee
3 5 (5.95%) Nokia
4 4 (4.76%) Google
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 3 (3.57%) Aruba
5 3 (3.57%) Capita
5 3 (3.57%) Siemens
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.19%) BT
7 1 (1.19%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.19%) ProCurve