Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 99 123
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 -26
Contract jobs citing Workflow 98 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.93% 1.83% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.18% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 55
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +28.39%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £281
90th Percentile £600 £500 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £28.38 £37.50 £42.42
% change year-on-year -24.32% -11.59% +84.41%

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 4,276 3,722 5,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.14% 84.06% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,547 2,341 3,117
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 140 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.63 £40.12
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -16 35 £550 +30.56% 1
Birmingham -7 26 £500 +11.11% 15
Coventry -17 14 £475 +11.76%
Wolverhampton +8 10 £475 +35.71%
Warwickshire +1 7 £413 +21.32% 6
Solihull -6 1 £375 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 31 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (30.61%) .NET
4 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.53%) JavaScript
6 24 (24.49%) CRM
7 22 (22.45%) Migration
8 21 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 21 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 21 (21.43%) SDLC
9 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (20.41%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (19.39%) C#
11 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
11 18 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (17.35%) Marketing
12 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (15.31%) BDD
13 15 (15.31%) OO
13 15 (15.31%) User Stories
13 15 (15.31%) DevOps
14 14 (14.29%) Oracle
14 14 (14.29%) Documentum
14 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (13.27%) Data Migration
15 13 (13.27%) JIRA
15 13 (13.27%) WCF
15 13 (13.27%) SQL Server

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 14 (14.29%) Documentum
2 11 (11.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (10.20%) Confluence
4 6 (6.12%) CMS
5 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.06%) Appian
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.06%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (1.02%) Magento
4 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (20.41%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.14%) Office 365
5 3 (3.06%) IaaS
6 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.04%) Slack
6 2 (2.04%) Trello
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.04%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.04%) VPN
2 2 (2.04%) WAN
2 2 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.06%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) Power BI
6 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) JIRA
2 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.14%) Selenium
5 6 (6.12%) HP UFT
5 6 (6.12%) Maven
5 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.10%) GitLab
6 5 (5.10%) Subversion
7 4 (4.08%) NDepend
7 4 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.08%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.04%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.04%) Protractor
9 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (17.35%) Marketing
2 9 (9.18%) Back Office
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Local Government
4 4 (4.08%) Legal
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.06%) Electronics
5 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (20.41%) Developer
2 18 (18.37%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) Architect
3 12 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Azure Architect
4 9 (9.18%) User Researcher
5 8 (8.16%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) CRM Developer
6 7 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.12%) AWS Architect
7 6 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (6.12%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (6.12%) Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (5.10%) CMS Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) .NET
2 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.27%) WCF
5 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.14%) Node.js
5 7 (7.14%) SOAP
5 7 (7.14%) Web Services
5 7 (7.14%) XML
6 6 (6.12%) HTML
7 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.10%) REST
8 4 (4.08%) .NET Core
8 4 (4.08%) XSD
9 3 (3.06%) Angular 2
9 3 (3.06%) CSS
9 3 (3.06%) EclipseLink
9 3 (3.06%) EJB
9 3 (3.06%) JMS
9 3 (3.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Blog
3 5 (5.10%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.02%) SCADA
7 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) CRM
3 22 (22.45%) Migration
4 21 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 21 (21.43%) SDLC
5 15 (15.31%) BDD
5 15 (15.31%) DevOps
5 15 (15.31%) OO
5 15 (15.31%) User Stories
6 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.27%) Creative Thinking
7 13 (13.27%) Data Migration
8 12 (12.24%) Content Management
8 12 (12.24%) Scrum
8 12 (12.24%) Service Design
9 11 (11.22%) Analytics
9 11 (11.22%) OOP
9 11 (11.22%) Problem Management
9 11 (11.22%) Project Management
10 10 (10.20%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 26 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.39%) C#
4 10 (10.20%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) ABAP
5 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.08%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.06%) Java 8
6 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
4 2 (2.04%) CCDP
4 2 (2.04%) CCNP
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.02%) APMP
5 1 (1.02%) CCIE
5 1 (1.02%) CIPD
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
1 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.06%) Ansible
2 3 (3.06%) Puppet
3 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) OpenText
3 9 (9.18%) SAP
4 5 (5.10%) Pega
5 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco
5 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
5 4 (4.08%) McAfee
6 3 (3.06%) Aruba
6 3 (3.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) Siebel
6 3 (3.06%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (2.04%) Google
7 2 (2.04%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) Nokia
7 2 (2.04%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.04%) Tableau