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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 613 586 522
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -64
Contract jobs citing WF 15 28 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.054% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.19% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 51
Median daily rate £400 £481 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
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
14733 14472 13563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.54% 28.05% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10394 9928 8897
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 209 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
London -7 8 £450 -8.86% 1
Yorkshire -3 5 £400 -33.33% 1
North West - 2 £300 - 3
WF
UK

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) WCF
3 27 (72.97%) C#
4 18 (48.65%) Workflow
4 18 (48.65%) WPF
5 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (45.95%) SQL
5 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
6 15 (40.54%) Oracle
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
8 13 (35.14%) HTML
8 13 (35.14%) TDD
8 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
9 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.03%) SOA
11 9 (24.32%) Windows
11 9 (24.32%) MVC
11 9 (24.32%) WinForms
11 9 (24.32%) REST
12 8 (21.62%) SDLC
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 8 (21.62%) UML
13 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
13 7 (18.92%) Sybase
13 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
13 7 (18.92%) HTML5
13 7 (18.92%) MVVM
14 6 (16.22%) CSS

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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 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Boomi
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SMS
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) MSTest
2 4 (10.81%) NUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) MorphX
4 1 (2.70%) FxCop
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) StyleCop
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) C# Developer
3 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Architect
6 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (10.81%) WPF Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (8.11%) WCF Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) WCF
3 18 (48.65%) WPF
4 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
4 13 (35.14%) HTML
5 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
6 9 (24.32%) REST
6 9 (24.32%) WinForms
7 7 (18.92%) HTML5
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
9 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (13.51%) RAML
9 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.81%) EDI
10 4 (10.81%) Web Services
10 4 (10.81%) WSDL
10 4 (10.81%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Video on Demand
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.41%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Workflow
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) SOA
5 9 (24.32%) MVC
6 8 (21.62%) SDLC
6 8 (21.62%) UML
7 7 (18.92%) MVVM
8 5 (13.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (13.51%) SOLID
8 5 (13.51%) YAGNI
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.81%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.11%) C
5 3 (8.11%) X++
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (5.41%) MIIS
2 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Sybase
4 4 (10.81%) Dell
4 4 (10.81%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.70%) Nintex
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com