The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 614 613 528
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -85
Contract jobs citing WF 19 22 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.15% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 48
Median daily rate £400 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £391 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WF
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15219 15108 14035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.08% 28.51% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10644 10370 9071
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 261 198
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

WF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WF Daily Rate Trend in England

WF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WF across the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

WF Daily Rate Histogram in England

WF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WF across the England region.

WF Hourly Rate Trend in England

WF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +16 6 £450 +28.57%
London +3 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -1 4 £350 -41.66% 1
North West - 2 £300 - 2
South East +16 1 £375 -16.66%
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UK

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 England region with a requirement for WF.

1 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 32 (76.19%) C#
3 29 (69.05%) WCF
4 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (54.76%) Workflow
5 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 20 (47.62%) SQL
7 19 (45.24%) TDD
8 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 16 (38.10%) WPF
10 15 (35.71%) Windows
11 14 (33.33%) Oracle
12 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 11 (26.19%) HTML
13 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
13 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
13 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
13 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (23.81%) Kanban
14 10 (23.81%) Pair Programming
15 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (21.43%) Finance
15 9 (21.43%) SOA
16 8 (19.05%) UML
16 8 (19.05%) Scrum
16 8 (19.05%) MVC
16 8 (19.05%) WinForms

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (19.05%) NServiceBus
2 7 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 6 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) Boomi
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SMS
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) MSTest
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) MorphX
5 1 (2.38%) FxCop
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) StyleCop
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) C# Developer
3 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Architect
7 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
8 4 (9.52%) BizTalk Architect
8 4 (9.52%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (9.52%) WPF Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (7.14%) WCF Developer
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 2 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) WCF
3 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 16 (38.10%) WPF
5 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
5 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
6 8 (19.05%) REST
6 8 (19.05%) WinForms
7 6 (14.29%) HTML5
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.90%) CSS
9 4 (9.52%) EDI
9 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.52%) RAML
9 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 4 (9.52%) WSDL
10 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (54.76%) Workflow
2 19 (45.24%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Kanban
4 10 (23.81%) Pair Programming
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) SOA
6 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 8 (19.05%) UML
7 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (14.29%) MVVM
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) Line Management
10 4 (9.52%) BDD
10 4 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (9.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 4 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) X++
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (4.76%) MIIS
2 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Sybase
4 4 (9.52%) Dell
4 4 (9.52%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.38%) Nokia
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com