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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 165 207 193
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -14
Contract jobs citing WF 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £375 £494 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% -8.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
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
1220 1792 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.66% 30.23% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1461 1267
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing

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
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) 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%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
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