The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 495 470 490
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs citing WF 75 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 40 £450 +8.56% 8
South East -12 15 £375 -11.76% 5
North East - 4 £110 - 3
Yorkshire +9 3 £375 +1.69% 1
West Midlands -14 3 £310 -17.33% 3
East of England -25 2 £319 +10.86%
East Midlands -2 1 - -
North West - - - - 4
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WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 134 (87.01%) .NET
2 102 (66.23%) Workflow
3 95 (61.69%) WCF
4 91 (59.09%) C#
5 82 (53.25%) ASP.NET
6 78 (50.65%) Microsoft
7 77 (50.00%) Windows
8 76 (49.35%) SQL
9 68 (44.16%) Visual Studio
10 57 (37.01%) XML
10 57 (37.01%) MVC
11 51 (33.12%) SharePoint
12 49 (31.82%) SQL Server
13 41 (26.62%) VB.NET
13 41 (26.62%) XSLT
14 38 (24.68%) Finance
14 38 (24.68%) .NET Framework
15 34 (22.08%) Scrum
16 33 (21.43%) Web Services
16 33 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 30 (19.48%) HTML
17 30 (19.48%) WPF
18 29 (18.83%) jQuery
19 28 (18.18%) LINQ
20 27 (17.53%) CSS
21 26 (16.88%) JavaScript
22 25 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (16.23%) SharePoint 2010
23 23 (14.94%) Banking
24 22 (14.29%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (33.12%) SharePoint
2 25 (16.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (7.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.60%) CMS
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.65%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) MS Office
2 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) LDAP
1 4 (2.60%) DMZ
1 4 (2.60%) Intranet
1 4 (2.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (9.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (7.79%) Data Mart
6 12 (7.79%) PowerCenter
7 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.60%) EDRMS
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.60%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.30%) QlikView
11 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 68 (44.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.49%) Subversion
4 5 (3.25%) NUnit
5 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.95%) MSTest
7 2 (1.30%) Moq
7 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.30%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.65%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) T4 Templates
General
1 38 (24.68%) Finance
2 23 (14.94%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Back Office
4 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Local Government
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.30%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Front Office
6 2 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (81.17%) Developer
2 75 (48.70%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.78%) C# Developer
4 27 (17.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 22 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (9.74%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (7.79%) Consultant
8 11 (7.14%) Architect
9 10 (6.49%) Data Consultant
9 10 (6.49%) Data Mart Consultant
10 8 (5.19%) SharePoint Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 4 (2.60%) Senior VB.NET Developer
15 3 (1.95%) Designer
15 3 (1.95%) .NET Architect
15 3 (1.95%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (87.01%) .NET
2 95 (61.69%) WCF
3 82 (53.25%) ASP.NET
4 57 (37.01%) XML
5 41 (26.62%) XSLT
6 38 (24.68%) .NET Framework
7 33 (21.43%) Web Services
7 33 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 30 (19.48%) HTML
8 30 (19.48%) WPF
9 29 (18.83%) jQuery
10 28 (18.18%) LINQ
11 27 (17.53%) CSS
12 17 (11.04%) Ajax
13 15 (9.74%) HTML5
14 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (5.84%) Silverlight
16 7 (4.55%) AppFabric
16 7 (4.55%) CSS3
16 7 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.95%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.95%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.30%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.65%) Derivative
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (66.23%) Workflow
2 57 (37.01%) MVC
3 34 (22.08%) Scrum
4 25 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.29%) Release Management
5 22 (14.29%) CRM
6 21 (13.64%) SOA
7 17 (11.04%) ETL
8 16 (10.39%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.44%) Web Development
9 13 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (8.44%) TDD
10 12 (7.79%) OO
11 8 (5.19%) UML
11 8 (5.19%) OOD
11 8 (5.19%) Content Management
12 7 (4.55%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.55%) EAI
12 7 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (4.55%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.09%) C#
2 76 (49.35%) SQL
3 41 (26.62%) VB.NET
4 26 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.74%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.19%) C++
8 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.60%) VB
10 2 (1.30%) VBA
11 1 (0.65%) VC++
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) VB6
11 1 (0.65%) Java
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) MCSD
5 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 78 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.39%) Oracle
3 12 (7.79%) Informatica
4 4 (2.60%) Kofax
5 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.65%) Sybase
6 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) Infragistics
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