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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 159 198 206
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +8
Contract jobs citing WF 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.091% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WF
London

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
1123 1634 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.48% 29.82% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 1285 1414
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WF 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 City of London region with a requirement for WF.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (25.00%) Boomi
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

WF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Boomi
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior WPF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite