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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 537 482 461
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -21
Contract jobs citing WF 43 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.56% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 54
Average daily rate
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£385 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
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
13982 13567 13324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.81% 28.53% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9637 8975 8250
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 258 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -34 19 £413 +6.45% 4
West Midlands - 9 £463 - 3
South East -21 8 £348 -22.77% 1
East of England -13 3 £425 -
East Midlands -3 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
North West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 100 (80.65%) .NET
2 94 (75.81%) WCF
3 90 (72.58%) C#
4 71 (57.26%) SQL
5 69 (55.65%) Microsoft
6 68 (54.84%) Workflow
7 62 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 54 (43.55%) ASP.NET
8 54 (43.55%) Windows
9 43 (34.68%) Visual Studio
10 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (33.06%) XML
12 38 (30.65%) SharePoint
13 37 (29.84%) MVC
14 34 (27.42%) Web Services
15 31 (25.00%) XSLT
15 31 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 28 (22.58%) Scrum
17 27 (21.77%) Finance
18 26 (20.97%) Banking
19 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
20 23 (18.55%) VB.NET
20 23 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 21 (16.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 21 (16.94%) MS Office
22 20 (16.13%) Oracle
23 19 (15.32%) T-SQL
23 19 (15.32%) HTML
24 18 (14.52%) CRM
24 18 (14.52%) SharePoint 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 38 (30.65%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (12.10%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.23%) CMS
6 4 (3.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (16.94%) MS Office
2 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.06%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Intranet
2 4 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.68%) Data Mart
5 12 (9.68%) PowerCenter
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.23%) EDRMS
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.61%) MS Access
9 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (34.68%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.29%) NUnit
3 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (5.65%) MSTest
4 7 (5.65%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.23%) StyleCop
6 3 (2.42%) NCover
6 3 (2.42%) Subversion
6 3 (2.42%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.42%) NuGet
6 3 (2.42%) NDepend
6 3 (2.42%) Moq
7 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.61%) Selenium
7 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 27 (21.77%) Finance
2 26 (20.97%) Banking
3 13 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Back Office
4 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 4 (3.23%) Front Office
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (70.97%) Developer
2 42 (33.87%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.97%) C# Developer
4 21 (16.94%) SharePoint Developer
5 19 (15.32%) Consultant
6 16 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (10.48%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Data Consultant
8 10 (8.06%) Data Mart Consultant
9 8 (6.45%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Architect
11 5 (4.03%) SharePoint Consultant
12 4 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
12 4 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (3.23%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
12 4 (3.23%) Senior SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (80.65%) .NET
2 94 (75.81%) WCF
3 54 (43.55%) ASP.NET
4 41 (33.06%) XML
5 34 (27.42%) Web Services
6 31 (25.00%) XSLT
6 31 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 21 (16.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (15.32%) HTML
9 16 (12.90%) WPF
10 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (9.68%) CSS
11 12 (9.68%) AppFabric
12 11 (8.87%) jQuery
13 10 (8.06%) Silverlight
14 9 (7.26%) WinForms
15 8 (6.45%) REST
16 6 (4.84%) Ajax
16 6 (4.84%) NHibernate
17 5 (4.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Credit Risk
2 8 (6.45%) Grid Computing
2 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.84%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Derivative
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (43.55%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) UNIX
2 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) AIX
3 1 (0.81%) HPUX
3 1 (0.81%) Solaris
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.84%) Workflow
2 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (29.84%) MVC
4 28 (22.58%) Scrum
5 18 (14.52%) CRM
6 14 (11.29%) ETL
6 14 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.29%) TDD
7 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (9.68%) Analytics
9 9 (7.26%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.45%) OO
11 7 (5.65%) Change Management
11 7 (5.65%) Release Management
12 6 (4.84%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.84%) OOD
12 6 (4.84%) ITIL
12 6 (4.84%) Document Management
13 5 (4.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 90 (72.58%) C#
2 71 (57.26%) SQL
3 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.55%) VB.NET
5 19 (15.32%) T-SQL
6 17 (13.71%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.26%) C++
8 5 (4.03%) VB
9 4 (3.23%) Java
10 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.61%) VB6
11 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.23%) MCSA
3 4 (3.23%) Degree
4 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 69 (55.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.13%) Oracle
3 12 (9.68%) Informatica
4 4 (3.23%) Kofax
5 3 (2.42%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.61%) Nintex
7 1 (0.81%) Telerik
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) CODA
7 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
London
Connectus
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago