The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 555 505 497
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -8
Contract jobs citing WF 63 81 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 73 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.83% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15734 15245 15428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.00% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9914 9250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WF
Daily Rate Trend

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

WF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WF within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

WF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WF
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WF
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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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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
England -50 59 £400 +13.47% 21
London -45 17 £363 +0.69% 10
South East -23 13 £400 -11.11% 2
Surrey +5 10 £400 - 2
Coventry -4 8 £481 +71.87% 1
West Midlands -6 8 £481 +71.87% 3
Tyne and Wear - 6 £110 -
North East - 6 £110 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £110 -
Somerset -12 2 - - 1
East of England -16 2 £375 -
South West -42 2 - - 1
Berkshire +10 1 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands +2 1 £300 - 2
Woking - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Bath - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Godalming - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 109 (83.85%) .NET
2 103 (79.23%) WCF
3 93 (71.54%) C#
4 73 (56.15%) Workflow
5 65 (50.00%) SQL
5 65 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 64 (49.23%) ASP.NET
7 62 (47.69%) SQL Server
8 57 (43.85%) Windows
9 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (35.38%) MVC
11 45 (34.62%) SharePoint
12 44 (33.85%) Visual Studio
13 40 (30.77%) XML
14 38 (29.23%) .NET Framework
15 36 (27.69%) Web Services
16 32 (24.62%) XSLT
17 31 (23.85%) Scrum
18 29 (22.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (19.23%) VB.NET
19 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
19 25 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
20 23 (17.69%) Banking
20 23 (17.69%) WPF
20 23 (17.69%) HTML
21 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 21 (16.15%) MS Office
23 20 (15.38%) Finance
24 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 25 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (9.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (8.46%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.08%) CMS
7 4 (3.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.54%) Apache
9 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.77%) SAS
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 21 (16.15%) MS Office
2 18 (13.85%) MS Excel
3 15 (11.54%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) Intranet
2 4 (3.08%) Extranet
3 1 (0.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) LDAP
3 1 (0.77%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (47.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (9.23%) Data Mart
4 12 (9.23%) PowerCenter
5 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.08%) EDRMS
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.54%) MS Access
10 1 (0.77%) QlikView
10 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 44 (33.85%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.00%) NUnit
2 13 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (5.38%) MSTest
4 5 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.31%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.31%) NuGet
5 3 (2.31%) NDepend
5 3 (2.31%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.31%) NCover
5 3 (2.31%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.54%) Selenium
6 2 (1.54%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.54%) Subversion
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.77%) Moq
7 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (17.69%) Banking
2 20 (15.38%) Finance
3 8 (6.15%) Investment Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Back Office
4 5 (3.85%) Front Office
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.77%) French Language
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (74.62%) Developer
2 47 (36.15%) .NET Developer
3 28 (21.54%) C# Developer
4 24 (18.46%) SharePoint Developer
5 17 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.54%) Consultant
7 14 (10.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (7.69%) Data Mart Consultant
8 10 (7.69%) Data Consultant
9 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Architect
11 6 (4.62%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.85%) SharePoint Consultant
13 4 (3.08%) SharePoint Architect
13 4 (3.08%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
13 4 (3.08%) Senior SharePoint Developer
13 4 (3.08%) Support Specialist
13 4 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (83.85%) .NET
2 103 (79.23%) WCF
3 64 (49.23%) ASP.NET
4 40 (30.77%) XML
5 38 (29.23%) .NET Framework
6 36 (27.69%) Web Services
7 32 (24.62%) XSLT
8 29 (22.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 23 (17.69%) WPF
9 23 (17.69%) HTML
10 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (12.31%) jQuery
11 15 (11.54%) CSS
12 14 (10.77%) Silverlight
13 11 (8.46%) LINQ
14 9 (6.92%) WinForms
14 9 (6.92%) Ajax
15 8 (6.15%) HTML5
15 8 (6.15%) REST
15 8 (6.15%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.31%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.31%) Grid Computing
3 3 (2.31%) Open Source
4 2 (1.54%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.77%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.77%) Derivative
5 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.85%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) UNIX
2 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.77%) HPUX
3 1 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (56.15%) Workflow
2 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (35.38%) MVC
4 31 (23.85%) Scrum
5 18 (13.85%) CRM
6 15 (11.54%) TDD
7 14 (10.77%) ETL
8 13 (10.00%) OO
8 13 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.23%) SOA
10 9 (6.92%) Web Development
11 8 (6.15%) Analytics
11 8 (6.15%) UML
12 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.38%) Release Management
12 7 (5.38%) Change Management
12 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.62%) BDD
13 6 (4.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 93 (71.54%) C#
2 65 (50.00%) SQL
3 25 (19.23%) VB.NET
3 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.08%) PowerShell
5 16 (12.31%) T-SQL
6 14 (10.77%) PL/SQL
7 13 (10.00%) C++
8 5 (3.85%) Java
9 3 (2.31%) VB
10 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) Degree
3 4 (3.08%) MCSA
4 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 65 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.85%) Oracle
3 12 (9.23%) Informatica
4 4 (3.08%) Kofax
5 2 (1.54%) Nintex
6 1 (0.77%) Telerik
6 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.77%) Sybase
6 1 (0.77%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.77%) CODA
6 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.77%) Infragistics
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