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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 528 504 438
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -66
Contract jobs citing WF 55 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.57% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 74
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £563
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
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

WF Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 24 April 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 +14 27 £385 -6.09% 4
South East -27 13 £400 - 1
South West - 11 £321 - 2
East of England +17 4 £425 -
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WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (90.91%) C#
1 80 (90.91%) .NET
2 49 (55.68%) WCF
3 48 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (50.00%) SQL
6 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
6 42 (47.73%) ASP.NET
7 40 (45.45%) Workflow
8 35 (39.77%) Windows
8 35 (39.77%) Entity Framework
9 31 (35.23%) WPF
9 31 (35.23%) Web Services
10 27 (30.68%) TDD
10 27 (30.68%) MVC
11 26 (29.55%) Scrum
11 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
12 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
12 23 (26.14%) Finance
13 22 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (21.59%) XML
16 18 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (19.32%) WinForms
17 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
18 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
19 15 (17.05%) HTML
19 15 (17.05%) T-SQL
20 14 (15.91%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.14%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.14%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.36%) NUnit
4 6 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.41%) MSTest
7 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.27%) FindBugs
7 2 (2.27%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) Checkstyle
7 2 (2.27%) Moq
7 2 (2.27%) Ant
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.14%) FxCop
8 1 (1.14%) StyleCop
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Military
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (75.00%) Developer
2 40 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 28 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Programmer
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.41%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (90.91%) .NET
2 49 (55.68%) WCF
3 48 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 42 (47.73%) ASP.NET
5 35 (39.77%) Entity Framework
6 31 (35.23%) WPF
6 31 (35.23%) Web Services
7 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (21.59%) XML
9 17 (19.32%) WinForms
10 15 (17.05%) HTML
11 12 (13.64%) CSS
12 9 (10.23%) jQuery
13 7 (7.95%) LINQ
14 6 (6.82%) XSLT
14 6 (6.82%) XHTML
15 5 (5.68%) JSON
15 5 (5.68%) AppFabric
16 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 4 (4.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Credit Risk
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Grid Computing
3 4 (4.55%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Kindle
5 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.14%) Derivative
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.14%) AIX
2 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (45.45%) Workflow
3 27 (30.68%) TDD
3 27 (30.68%) MVC
4 26 (29.55%) Scrum
5 22 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 14 (15.91%) SOA
6 14 (15.91%) BDD
7 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.23%) OO
10 7 (7.95%) Content Management
11 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.82%) Analytics
12 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.68%) OOD
12 5 (5.68%) Time Management
12 5 (5.68%) Kanban
12 5 (5.68%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (90.91%) C#
2 44 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.05%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.64%) VB
6 10 (11.36%) VB6
7 7 (7.95%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.41%) Java
9 3 (3.41%) C++
10 2 (2.27%) F#
10 2 (2.27%) Perl
10 2 (2.27%) VBA
10 2 (2.27%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.27%) Sybase
5 2 (2.27%) Perforce
6 1 (1.14%) Kofax