Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 137 89
Rank change year-on-year +50 -48 -25
Contract jobs citing Workflow 99 66 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.03% 1.07% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.29% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 60
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £350 £288 £246
90th Percentile £553 £605 £490
England median daily rate £470 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +10.59% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 - £34.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £17.00
90th Percentile £30.15 - £35.60
England median hourly rate £29.75 £32.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.16% +42.39% +6.98%

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 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +22 37 £463 +15.63% 2
Coventry +26 18 £425 +13.33%
Shropshire +27 15 £425 -15.04% 2
Warwickshire 0 9 £325 -16.13% 3
Staffordshire - 4 £500 - 1
Walsall -3 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Workflow
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.17%) Finance
4 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (13.13%) Oracle
6 13 (13.13%) Project Management
7 12 (12.12%) HTML
7 12 (12.12%) JIRA
8 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.10%) Scrum
9 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (10.10%) CRM
9 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
9 10 (10.10%) .NET
9 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
9 10 (10.10%) CSS
9 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 9 (9.09%) ITIL
10 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.08%) C#
11 8 (8.08%) WAN
11 8 (8.08%) VPN
11 8 (8.08%) Nokia
11 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
11 8 (8.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (8.08%) McAfee

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 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.02%) Confluence
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) ThingWorx
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.03%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.01%) SAP PA-EC
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.05%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.01%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (8.08%) Firewall
1 8 (8.08%) VPN
1 8 (8.08%) WAN
1 8 (8.08%) Wireless
2 3 (3.03%) SMS
3 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 2 (2.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.04%) Power BI
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.03%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) JIRA
2 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Automotive
2 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) Analyst
2 19 (19.19%) Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Project Manager
4 12 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Workflow Project Manager
5 11 (11.11%) Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) Design Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Implementation Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Designer
8 5 (5.05%) SharePoint Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) HTML
2 10 (10.10%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) CSS
3 6 (6.06%) Software Packaging
4 3 (3.03%) RESTful
4 3 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.02%) HTML5
5 2 (2.02%) REST
5 2 (2.02%) SAML
5 2 (2.02%) WCF
5 2 (2.02%) WPF
5 2 (2.02%) XML
6 1 (1.01%) Ajax
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.01%) jQuery
6 1 (1.01%) JSON
6 1 (1.01%) Lucene
6 1 (1.01%) SAP ALE
6 1 (1.01%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) User Experience
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) FMCG
6 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.02%) SCADA
8 1 (1.01%) Blog
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) Solaris
2 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.13%) Project Management
3 11 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.10%) CRM
4 10 (10.10%) Scrum
5 9 (9.09%) ITIL
5 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 8 (8.08%) Network Design
6 8 (8.08%) Service Management
7 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.07%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (7.07%) ITSM
7 7 (7.07%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (6.06%) DevOps
8 6 (6.06%) ETL
9 5 (5.05%) Analytics
9 5 (5.05%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.05%) Migration
9 5 (5.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.08%) C#
4 6 (6.06%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (2.02%) Perl
7 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.02%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) ABAP
8 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) PMO
2 6 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.06%) Ansible
2 6 (6.06%) Puppet
2 6 (6.06%) Terraform
3 1 (1.01%) FTK
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
3 8 (8.08%) Cisco
3 8 (8.08%) Fortinet
3 8 (8.08%) McAfee
3 8 (8.08%) Nokia
4 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 3 (3.03%) Aruba
6 3 (3.03%) Capita
6 3 (3.03%) Siemens
7 2 (2.02%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe
8 1 (1.01%) BMC
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.01%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) Sun