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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing Workflow 51 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.27% 1.60% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.94% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 24
Median daily rate £413 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £527 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.91 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.07% +59.70%  

Workflow is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Workflow
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Workflow as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 21 £450 +42.85% 2
Warwickshire +7 10 £400 +3.22% 2
Solihull +9 6 - - 1
Staffordshire +2 3 £225 -
Coventry +3 2 - -
Walsall -2 2 - -
Shropshire +33 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £263 -
Workflow
England

Workflow
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Workflow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Workflow.

1 25 (29.76%) .NET
2 23 (27.38%) Finance
3 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.81%) SQL
4 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.43%) Java
6 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (16.67%) CSS
7 14 (16.67%) ITIL
8 13 (15.48%) C#
8 13 (15.48%) HTML
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (13.10%) Linux
10 11 (13.10%) Change Management
10 11 (13.10%) Migration
10 11 (13.10%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (11.90%) CRM
11 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.90%) Oracle
11 10 (11.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 9 (10.71%) System Testing
12 9 (10.71%) IBM
12 9 (10.71%) Service Management
12 9 (10.71%) Project Management
12 9 (10.71%) SDLC

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 10 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (4.76%) Documentum
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.57%) Drupal
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.57%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (2.38%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (1.19%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (1.19%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Network Security
1 7 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) VLAN
2 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.95%) EDRMS
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.95%) SQLPlus
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.57%) HBase
4 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (7.14%) gulp
4 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (5.95%) JSHint
5 5 (5.95%) Mocha
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Grunt
6 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Protractor
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.19%) webpack
6 1 (1.19%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Automotive
4 3 (3.57%) Electronics
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Architect
3 6 (7.14%) Programmer
3 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Applications Support
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
5 4 (4.76%) Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Head of Application Development
5 4 (4.76%) Head of Applications
5 4 (4.76%) Head of Development
5 4 (4.76%) Head of Support
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Administrator
6 3 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) .NET
2 14 (16.67%) CSS
3 13 (15.48%) HTML
4 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 8 (9.52%) jQuery
6 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.33%) HTML5
6 7 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.14%) AutoMapper
7 6 (7.14%) CSS3
7 6 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 6 (7.14%) LINQ
7 6 (7.14%) Node.js
7 6 (7.14%) StructureMap
8 5 (5.95%) Express
8 5 (5.95%) XML
9 4 (4.76%) Mustache
9 4 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) CLARiiON
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 7 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (5.95%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.95%) NHS
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) SCADA
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) ITIL
3 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
4 11 (13.10%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (13.10%) Migration
5 10 (11.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 10 (11.90%) CRM
6 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) SDLC
6 9 (10.71%) Service Management
6 9 (10.71%) System Testing
7 8 (9.52%) MVC
8 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 20 (23.81%) SQL
3 18 (21.43%) Java
4 13 (15.48%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.95%) ECMAScript
7 5 (5.95%) Python
7 5 (5.95%) Ruby
7 5 (5.95%) Scala
8 4 (4.76%) ABAP
9 3 (3.57%) C
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) SAPscript
11 1 (1.19%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
11 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) CCNP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) PMO
3 2 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) IFRS
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) IBM
4 7 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 7 (8.33%) EMC
4 7 (8.33%) HP
4 7 (8.33%) NetApp
5 6 (7.14%) SAP
6 5 (5.95%) Brocade
6 5 (5.95%) Dell
7 4 (4.76%) Pega
8 3 (3.57%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.19%) Adobe
10 1 (1.19%) Informatica
10 1 (1.19%) OpenText