The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
UK
Rank 579 627 579
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -48
Contract jobs citing WF 22 9 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.018% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.062% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 31
Median daily rate £338 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £385 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £443 £375
% change year-on-year
-23.72% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14205 14607 14048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.22% 28.54% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 10043 9256
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 241 188
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.07 £20.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 19 £338 -20.58% 10
London +22 8 £395 -1.25%
East of England -2 5 £338 -26.63%
Hertfordshire - 4 £338 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £400 - 1
Belfast - 3 £400 -
County Antrim - 3 £400 -
West Midlands +9 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £400 - 3
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Solihull - 2 - -
South West - 1 £280 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 3
Somerset - 1 £280 -
Essex - 1 £300 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £250 -
Taunton - 1 £280 -
Liverpool - 1 £400 -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WF.

1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
5 18 (56.25%) WCF
6 14 (43.75%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (28.13%) IIS
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) SOA
11 7 (21.88%) XML
11 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) Workflow
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
12 6 (18.75%) Network Management
12 6 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (18.75%) CruiseControl
12 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
12 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.25%) NServiceBus
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) InfoPath
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Extranet
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
2 3 (9.38%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (18.75%) CruiseControl
3 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.13%) FxCop
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) MSTest
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 2 (6.25%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) WCF
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 4 (12.50%) JSON
8 4 (12.50%) WPF
9 3 (9.38%) RESTful
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.25%) CSS
11 1 (3.13%) HTML
11 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
11 1 (3.13%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.38%) Fintech
4 2 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) SOA
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Workflow
3 6 (18.75%) CRM
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Network Management
3 6 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (15.63%) Database Mirroring
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Data Entry
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
6 3 (9.38%) Scorecard
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) CCNP
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (15.63%) MCDBA
1 5 (15.63%) MCDST
1 5 (15.63%) MCITP
1 5 (15.63%) MCSA
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) MCTS
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) Nintex
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
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