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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 197 182 200
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing WF 4 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 12
Average daily rate
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£494 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £390 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £558 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+88.23% -15.00%
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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) Workflow
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
6 4 (36.36%) WinForms
6 4 (36.36%) VB6
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) MS Project
8 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) DAO
5 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Workflow
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) VB6
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore