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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 512 498 477
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing WF 71 67 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.47% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
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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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 30 £450 +13.99% 7
South East -9 18 £400 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +11 11 £375 +1.69% 2
North East - 6 £110 -
East of England -23 3 £325 +44.44%
West Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 129 (85.43%) .NET
2 104 (68.87%) WCF
3 100 (66.23%) C#
4 90 (59.60%) Workflow
5 84 (55.63%) ASP.NET
6 74 (49.01%) Microsoft
7 71 (47.02%) SQL
8 66 (43.71%) Windows
9 61 (40.40%) Visual Studio
10 59 (39.07%) SQL Server
11 58 (38.41%) SharePoint
12 57 (37.75%) MVC
13 52 (34.44%) XML
14 47 (31.13%) .NET Framework
15 40 (26.49%) Web Services
16 38 (25.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 35 (23.18%) SharePoint 2010
18 33 (21.85%) XSLT
18 33 (21.85%) HTML
19 31 (20.53%) JavaScript
20 30 (19.87%) jQuery
21 29 (19.21%) CSS
21 29 (19.21%) Finance
21 29 (19.21%) Scrum
22 28 (18.54%) WPF
23 26 (17.22%) LINQ
23 26 (17.22%) VB.NET
24 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
24 24 (15.89%) Banking
25 22 (14.57%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (38.41%) SharePoint
2 35 (23.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (12.58%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (7.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (5.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.64%) CMS
7 6 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) Apache
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) SAS
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.92%) InfoPath
2 18 (11.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Intranet
2 4 (2.65%) LDAP
2 4 (2.65%) DMZ
2 4 (2.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (39.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (7.95%) Data Mart
5 12 (7.95%) PowerCenter
5 12 (7.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (4.64%) EDRMS
8 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.99%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.32%) QlikView
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (40.40%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.28%) NUnit
4 7 (4.64%) Subversion
5 6 (3.97%) MSTest
6 4 (2.65%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.99%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.32%) Selenium
8 2 (1.32%) Moq
8 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.66%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.66%) NuGet
9 1 (0.66%) NDepend
9 1 (0.66%) NCover
9 1 (0.66%) StyleCop
General
1 29 (19.21%) Finance
2 24 (15.89%) Banking
3 10 (6.62%) Back Office
4 8 (5.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Front Office
6 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 3 (1.99%) Local Government
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (76.16%) Developer
2 57 (37.75%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.54%) C# Developer
4 26 (17.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 19 (12.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (10.60%) VB.NET Developer
7 14 (9.27%) Consultant
8 11 (7.28%) Architect
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Data Consultant
9 10 (6.62%) Data Mart Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) SharePoint Architect
11 6 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Support Specialist
13 4 (2.65%) Senior VB.NET Developer
13 4 (2.65%) Applications Support Specialist
13 4 (2.65%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (85.43%) .NET
2 104 (68.87%) WCF
3 84 (55.63%) ASP.NET
4 52 (34.44%) XML
5 47 (31.13%) .NET Framework
6 40 (26.49%) Web Services
7 38 (25.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 33 (21.85%) XSLT
8 33 (21.85%) HTML
9 30 (19.87%) jQuery
10 29 (19.21%) CSS
11 28 (18.54%) WPF
12 26 (17.22%) LINQ
13 18 (11.92%) Ajax
14 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (9.27%) HTML5
16 13 (8.61%) Silverlight
17 10 (6.62%) AppFabric
18 8 (5.30%) WinForms
18 8 (5.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.31%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.65%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (1.99%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.99%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.66%) Derivative
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.71%) Windows
2 4 (2.65%) UNIX
3 1 (0.66%) HPUX
3 1 (0.66%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (59.60%) Workflow
2 57 (37.75%) MVC
3 29 (19.21%) Scrum
4 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.57%) SOA
6 17 (11.26%) ETL
6 17 (11.26%) OO
6 17 (11.26%) CRM
7 15 (9.93%) Unit Testing
8 14 (9.27%) TDD
9 13 (8.61%) Web Development
9 13 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.95%) Release Management
11 10 (6.62%) UML
12 9 (5.96%) OOD
13 8 (5.30%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.64%) Content Management
14 7 (4.64%) RUP
14 7 (4.64%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 100 (66.23%) C#
2 71 (47.02%) SQL
3 31 (20.53%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.22%) VB.NET
5 16 (10.60%) T-SQL
5 16 (10.60%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.27%) PL/SQL
7 11 (7.28%) C++
8 3 (1.99%) Java
8 3 (1.99%) VB
9 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.66%) VC++
10 1 (0.66%) VBScript
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (6.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) Degree
4 3 (1.99%) MCSD
4 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) MCP
5 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) SLA
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 74 (49.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.92%) Oracle
3 12 (7.95%) Informatica
4 7 (4.64%) Kofax
5 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase
6 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.66%) Infragistics
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago