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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 523 483 475
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -8
Contract jobs citing WF 65 75 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.54% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 67 41
Average daily rate
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£388 £339 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £339 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.15% -12.40%
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
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 246 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -25 22 £406 +16.07% 10
South East +1 19 £400 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire +13 11 £375 +1.69%
North East - 6 £110 -
South West -40 3 - - 2
East of England - 2 £375 - 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 5
North West - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 118 (84.29%) .NET
2 101 (72.14%) WCF
3 96 (68.57%) C#
4 83 (59.29%) Workflow
5 77 (55.00%) ASP.NET
6 69 (49.29%) Microsoft
7 68 (48.57%) SQL
8 62 (44.29%) Windows
9 57 (40.71%) SQL Server
9 57 (40.71%) SharePoint
10 51 (36.43%) MVC
11 50 (35.71%) Visual Studio
12 48 (34.29%) XML
12 48 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (30.71%) .NET Framework
14 37 (26.43%) Web Services
15 36 (25.71%) SharePoint 2010
16 35 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 34 (24.29%) HTML
18 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
19 31 (22.14%) XSLT
20 28 (20.00%) jQuery
21 27 (19.29%) WPF
21 27 (19.29%) CSS
22 26 (18.57%) Scrum
23 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
24 23 (16.43%) Banking
25 22 (15.71%) LINQ
25 22 (15.71%) Finance
26 21 (15.00%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 57 (40.71%) SharePoint
2 36 (25.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (12.14%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (6.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.29%) CMS
8 3 (2.14%) IIS
9 2 (1.43%) Apache
10 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.71%) SAS
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.57%) MS Office
3 18 (12.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) Intranet
2 4 (2.86%) Extranet
2 4 (2.86%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) LDAP
2 4 (2.86%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (40.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.57%) Data Mart
5 12 (8.57%) PowerCenter
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.29%) EDRMS
9 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.14%) Couchbase
10 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.43%) QlikView
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 50 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.57%) NUnit
4 6 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (3.57%) MSTest
6 4 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.86%) Subversion
7 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.14%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.43%) Moq
8 2 (1.43%) Selenium
8 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.71%) NuGet
9 1 (0.71%) NDepend
9 1 (0.71%) NCover
9 1 (0.71%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (16.43%) Banking
2 22 (15.71%) Finance
3 10 (7.14%) Back Office
4 8 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Front Office
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Local Government
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (75.00%) Developer
2 47 (33.57%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 26 (18.57%) C# Developer
5 18 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (11.43%) Consultant
7 12 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (7.86%) Architect
9 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.14%) Data Consultant
9 10 (7.14%) Data Mart Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) SharePoint Architect
11 6 (4.29%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
13 4 (2.86%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
13 4 (2.86%) Senior SharePoint Developer
13 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.86%) Applications Support Specialist
13 4 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (84.29%) .NET
2 101 (72.14%) WCF
3 77 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 48 (34.29%) XML
5 43 (30.71%) .NET Framework
6 37 (26.43%) Web Services
7 35 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 34 (24.29%) HTML
9 31 (22.14%) XSLT
10 28 (20.00%) jQuery
11 27 (19.29%) WPF
11 27 (19.29%) CSS
12 22 (15.71%) LINQ
13 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (10.71%) Silverlight
13 15 (10.71%) Ajax
14 14 (10.00%) HTML5
15 9 (6.43%) AppFabric
15 9 (6.43%) WinForms
16 7 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.14%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.14%) Grid Computing
3 3 (2.14%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.43%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.71%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) UNIX
2 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) HPUX
3 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (59.29%) Workflow
2 51 (36.43%) MVC
3 48 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.57%) Scrum
5 21 (15.00%) SOA
6 17 (12.14%) ETL
6 17 (12.14%) OO
7 15 (10.71%) TDD
7 15 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.00%) CRM
9 13 (9.29%) Web Development
9 13 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (7.14%) UML
11 9 (6.43%) OOD
12 8 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (5.71%) Release Management
12 8 (5.71%) Analytics
13 7 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.00%) RUP
13 7 (5.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 96 (68.57%) C#
2 68 (48.57%) SQL
3 32 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.86%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 13 (9.29%) C++
8 4 (2.86%) Java
9 2 (1.43%) VBA
9 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) MCSA
4 3 (2.14%) MCSD
5 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 69 (49.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.86%) Oracle
3 12 (8.57%) Informatica
4 6 (4.29%) Kofax
5 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Nintex
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.71%) Infragistics
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