The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 143 101 133
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +32
Contract jobs citing WF 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% 0.41% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.54% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate
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- £339 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £356
% change year-on-year
+17.83% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
836 583 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.63% 26.65% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 399 382
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 40
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £13.82 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WF
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WF Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WF Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 October 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
Somerset -15 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
WF
England

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 6 (66.67%) Task Parallel Library
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Back Office
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) WPF
2 6 (66.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 6 (66.67%) Task Parallel Library
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft