The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 102 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing WF 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% 0.59% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
547 300 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.29% 29.70% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 206 198
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WF across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WF Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WF
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WF across the Leeds region.

WF Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Chief Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture