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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 560 494 487
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -7
Contract jobs citing WF 27 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 56
Average daily rate
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£481 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
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
14400 13832 13524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.02% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9882 9000 8757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £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 226 200 261
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 -25 12 £494 +9.72% 4
East of England -2 7 £300 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -24 5 £600 +60.00% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £400 +29.03% 1
South West -9 1 £350 +9.80% 1
South East -41 1 £450 +20.00% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 67 (95.71%) .NET
2 60 (85.71%) C#
3 49 (70.00%) WCF
4 41 (58.57%) .NET Framework
4 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (48.57%) Workflow
6 32 (45.71%) WPF
7 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 29 (41.43%) Entity Framework
9 28 (40.00%) Unit Testing
10 27 (38.57%) Windows
11 26 (37.14%) SQL
12 25 (35.71%) MVC
12 25 (35.71%) Scrum
13 22 (31.43%) Web Services
14 21 (30.00%) TDD
15 19 (27.14%) Finance
16 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
17 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
17 16 (22.86%) XML
18 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
18 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (20.00%) WinForms
19 14 (20.00%) LINQ
19 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
19 14 (20.00%) SOA
20 13 (18.57%) BizTalk Server
20 13 (18.57%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (18.57%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) GSM
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Extranet
1 1 (1.43%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) OLAP
6 1 (1.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) NUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) ANTLR
6 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (81.43%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Architect
5 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Programmer
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.86%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.86%) WPF Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Chief Architect
10 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (95.71%) .NET
2 49 (70.00%) WCF
3 41 (58.57%) .NET Framework
4 32 (45.71%) WPF
5 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 29 (41.43%) Entity Framework
7 22 (31.43%) Web Services
8 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (22.86%) XML
10 14 (20.00%) WinForms
10 14 (20.00%) LINQ
11 11 (15.71%) CSS
11 11 (15.71%) ADO.NET
12 10 (14.29%) HTML
13 8 (11.43%) jQuery
14 6 (8.57%) JSON
14 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (7.14%) XSLT
15 5 (7.14%) DAO
15 5 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) Workflow
3 28 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 25 (35.71%) Scrum
4 25 (35.71%) MVC
5 21 (30.00%) TDD
6 14 (20.00%) SOA
7 13 (18.57%) BDD
8 11 (15.71%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (12.86%) UML
10 8 (11.43%) Project Management
11 7 (10.00%) Time Management
12 6 (8.57%) OO
12 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.14%) Content Management
14 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
14 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (5.71%) Requirements Management
14 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
14 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) C#
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) VB
5 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.43%) VB6
6 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Sybase
3 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.43%) Nintex