The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 373 387 334
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -53
Contract jobs citing WF 30 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.079% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.27% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 49
Average daily rate
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£393 £413 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WF
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6711 7132 6281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.01% 29.54% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4775 5120 4552
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 63
Average hourly rate £22.18 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £166.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WF Jobs Demand Trend in London

WF
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WF Daily Rate Trend in London

WF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WF across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

WF Daily Rate Histogram in London

WF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WF across the London region.

WF Hourly Rate Trend in London

WF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
City of London +20 7 £438 - 1
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Hounslow - - - -
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 42 (91.30%) C#
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) WCF
3 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 24 (52.17%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
4 21 (45.65%) Workflow
5 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (41.30%) WPF
6 18 (39.13%) .NET Framework
7 17 (36.96%) TDD
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 15 (32.61%) Windows
9 15 (32.61%) Entity Framework
10 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 14 (30.43%) MVC
11 12 (26.09%) Scrum
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) SOA
11 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
12 11 (23.91%) XML
12 11 (23.91%) WinForms
12 11 (23.91%) Finance
12 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (21.74%) CSS
13 10 (21.74%) Oracle
13 10 (21.74%) VB
13 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC

WF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.39%) NUnit
3 5 (10.87%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.35%) Moq
6 2 (4.35%) FindBugs
6 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (4.35%) Checkstyle
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
6 2 (4.35%) JUnit
7 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) C# Developer
3 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.70%) Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) Build and Release Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) WCF
3 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
4 19 (41.30%) WPF
5 18 (39.13%) .NET Framework
6 15 (32.61%) Entity Framework
7 12 (26.09%) Web Services
8 11 (23.91%) XML
8 11 (23.91%) WinForms
9 10 (21.74%) CSS
10 9 (19.57%) HTML
10 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.04%) XHTML
12 5 (10.87%) XSLT
12 5 (10.87%) LINQ
12 5 (10.87%) jQuery
13 4 (8.70%) JSON
13 4 (8.70%) Ajax
14 3 (6.52%) HTML5
14 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.87%) Grid Computing
3 4 (8.70%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.17%) Kindle
5 1 (2.17%) Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Workflow
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 14 (30.43%) MVC
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) SOA
5 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Content Management
8 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 6 (13.04%) Analytics
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Release Management
10 3 (6.52%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) VB
5 9 (19.57%) VB6
6 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) F#
8 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 2 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (4.35%) Java
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (4.35%) Perforce
5 2 (4.35%) Atlassian