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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 192 224 222
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs citing WF 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.095% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£538 £413 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £274 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.47% -12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
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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
1731 2205 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.38% 29.96% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1688 1708
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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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

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Workflow
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
4 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Designer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Designer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET
6 2 (13.33%) XML Messaging
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) DAO
7 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.67%) LINQ
7 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) MCSD
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle