The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 135 105 133
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Contract jobs citing WF 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.28% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 1.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£319 £328 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -34.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 541 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.60% 25.27% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 366 332
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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

WF
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

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Task Parallel Library
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development

WF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Task Parallel Library
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared