The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 185 197 187
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing WF 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.017% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.058% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1582 1730 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.82% 29.34% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1260 1281
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WF across the City of London region.

WF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) VB6
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) XSLT

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) XHTML
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) VB6
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) VCP4
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore