The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 539 480 440
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -40
Contract jobs citing WF 40 73 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 63
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +6.66%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 21 £393 -4.26% 5
South West +18 11 £321 +2.72% 3
South East -29 4 £350 -12.50%
East of England +2 3 £388 -8.82% 2
Yorkshire -17 1 £600 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 74 (94.87%) C#
1 74 (94.87%) .NET
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 44 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 43 (55.13%) WCF
5 41 (52.56%) Workflow
6 37 (47.44%) Entity Framework
7 36 (46.15%) Windows
8 35 (44.87%) SQL Server
9 34 (43.59%) SQL
10 31 (39.74%) Web Services
10 31 (39.74%) MVC
11 29 (37.18%) WPF
12 26 (33.33%) Scrum
12 26 (33.33%) TDD
13 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
15 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
16 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
17 18 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
18 17 (21.79%) XML
18 17 (21.79%) Visual Studio
18 17 (21.79%) Finance
18 17 (21.79%) WinForms
19 16 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
20 14 (17.95%) BDD
20 14 (17.95%) SOA
21 13 (16.67%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.26%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.26%) NUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) MSTest
6 2 (2.56%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.56%) Ant
6 2 (2.56%) JUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (80.77%) Developer
2 39 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (94.87%) .NET
2 48 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 44 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 43 (55.13%) WCF
5 37 (47.44%) Entity Framework
6 31 (39.74%) Web Services
7 29 (37.18%) WPF
8 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (21.79%) XML
9 17 (21.79%) WinForms
10 13 (16.67%) HTML
11 11 (14.10%) CSS
12 10 (12.82%) jQuery
13 7 (8.97%) DAO
13 7 (8.97%) NHibernate
13 7 (8.97%) ADO.NET
13 7 (8.97%) LINQ
13 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 6 (7.69%) JSON
15 5 (6.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Derivative
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Kindle
3 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) Workflow
3 31 (39.74%) MVC
4 26 (33.33%) Scrum
4 26 (33.33%) TDD
5 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
6 14 (17.95%) BDD
6 14 (17.95%) SOA
7 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.26%) OO
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.41%) Content Management
10 5 (6.41%) UML
10 5 (6.41%) Project Management
10 5 (6.41%) Build Automation
11 4 (5.13%) Release Management
11 4 (5.13%) Time Management
11 4 (5.13%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.13%) OOD
11 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) C#
2 34 (43.59%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.82%) VB
6 8 (10.26%) VB6
7 7 (8.97%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.85%) Java
8 3 (3.85%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) F#
9 2 (2.56%) VBA
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) IBM
3 4 (5.13%) Sybase
4 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.28%) Kofax
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 per day + Flex
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago