The first table below looks at the demand for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 17 April 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 205 206 238
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing WF 41 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.29% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 5
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £323 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2253 1995 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.80% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1035 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WF
England

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WF Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WF
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WF Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WF across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WF Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WF Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WF
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 36 £375 +7.14% 3
Thames Valley - 2 £500 -
Kent +6 1 £225 -25.00%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £350 -22.22%
Hampshire -11 1 £325 -3.70%
Berkshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (93.44%) Windows
3 54 (88.52%) Visual Studio
4 53 (86.89%) Workflow
5 51 (83.61%) Microsoft
6 47 (77.05%) ASP.NET
7 44 (72.13%) SQL
8 43 (70.49%) XML
9 39 (63.93%) XSLT
9 39 (63.93%) VB.NET
10 37 (60.66%) Finance
11 34 (55.74%) WCF
12 30 (49.18%) MVC
13 28 (45.90%) Scrum
14 27 (44.26%) Release Management
15 25 (40.98%) Dynamics CRM
15 25 (40.98%) MS Office
15 25 (40.98%) CRM
15 25 (40.98%) SharePoint
16 21 (34.43%) C#
17 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
19 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
19 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
20 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
20 4 (6.56%) SOA
20 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
20 4 (6.56%) AppFabric
20 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared

WF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (40.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (40.98%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 54 (88.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 49 (80.33%) .NET Developer
3 30 (49.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Systems Developer
4 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 1 (1.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.64%) .NET Architect
7 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (77.05%) ASP.NET
3 43 (70.49%) XML
4 39 (63.93%) XSLT
5 34 (55.74%) WCF
6 4 (6.56%) AppFabric
6 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (4.92%) jQuery
7 3 (4.92%) HTML
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.92%) CSS
8 2 (3.28%) WinForms
8 2 (3.28%) WPF
8 2 (3.28%) HTML5
8 2 (3.28%) CSS3
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.64%) REST
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 57 (93.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (86.89%) Workflow
2 30 (49.18%) MVC
3 28 (45.90%) Scrum
4 27 (44.26%) Release Management
5 25 (40.98%) CRM
6 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) SOA
8 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Change Control
9 1 (1.64%) UML
9 1 (1.64%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Migration
9 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) SQL
2 39 (63.93%) VB.NET
3 21 (34.43%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 51 (83.61%) Microsoft