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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 544 510 504
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -6
Contract jobs citing WF 68 76 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 41
Average daily rate
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£388 £339 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £339 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.15% -12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
England -20 64 £381 +12.31% 22
London -8 21 £388 +10.71% 10
South East +10 19 £400 -5.88% 5
Surrey +11 16 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire +15 11 £375 +1.69%
Yorkshire +10 11 £375 +1.69%
Leeds - 6 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £110 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £110 -
North East - 6 £110 -
Reigate - 4 £400 -
South West -50 3 - -
City of London +24 2 £550 +51.72% 3
Somerset -18 2 - -
East of England - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -19 1 - - 5
Reading - 1 £500 - 1
Woking - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 2
Bath - 1 - -
Bedford - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 123 (84.83%) .NET
2 105 (72.41%) WCF
3 100 (68.97%) C#
4 84 (57.93%) Workflow
5 81 (55.86%) ASP.NET
6 70 (48.28%) Microsoft
7 68 (46.90%) SQL
8 62 (42.76%) Windows
9 60 (41.38%) SQL Server
10 58 (40.00%) SharePoint
11 55 (37.93%) MVC
12 50 (34.48%) Visual Studio
13 48 (33.10%) XML
13 48 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (31.03%) .NET Framework
15 38 (26.21%) Web Services
16 37 (25.52%) HTML
16 37 (25.52%) SharePoint 2010
17 36 (24.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
19 31 (21.38%) XSLT
20 29 (20.00%) WPF
20 29 (20.00%) jQuery
20 29 (20.00%) CSS
21 26 (17.93%) Scrum
22 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
23 23 (15.86%) Finance
23 23 (15.86%) LINQ
23 23 (15.86%) Banking
24 22 (15.17%) VB.NET

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 37 (25.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (11.72%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.14%) CMS
7 3 (2.07%) IIS
8 2 (1.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.69%) SAS
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.10%) InfoPath
2 19 (13.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) Intranet
2 4 (2.76%) Firewall
2 4 (2.76%) DMZ
2 4 (2.76%) Extranet
2 4 (2.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (12.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (9.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.28%) Data Mart
6 12 (8.28%) PowerCenter
7 11 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (4.14%) EDRMS
10 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.07%) Couchbase
12 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.38%) QlikView
13 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.69%) MySQL
14 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.28%) NUnit
4 6 (4.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (3.45%) MSTest
6 4 (2.76%) Subversion
6 4 (2.76%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.07%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.38%) Moq
8 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.38%) Selenium
8 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.69%) NuGet
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.69%) NDepend
9 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) NCover
General
1 23 (15.86%) Finance
1 23 (15.86%) Banking
2 10 (6.90%) Back Office
3 8 (5.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Front Office
5 3 (2.07%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Local Government
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 109 (75.17%) Developer
2 50 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 30 (20.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 29 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (11.72%) Consultant
7 12 (8.28%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Architect
9 10 (6.90%) Data Mart Consultant
9 10 (6.90%) Data Consultant
9 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.52%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Consultant
12 6 (4.14%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
13 4 (2.76%) Senior SharePoint Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Support Specialist
13 4 (2.76%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (84.83%) .NET
2 105 (72.41%) WCF
3 81 (55.86%) ASP.NET
4 48 (33.10%) XML
5 45 (31.03%) .NET Framework
6 38 (26.21%) Web Services
7 37 (25.52%) HTML
8 36 (24.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 31 (21.38%) XSLT
10 29 (20.00%) WPF
10 29 (20.00%) jQuery
10 29 (20.00%) CSS
11 23 (15.86%) LINQ
12 17 (11.72%) HTML5
13 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (11.03%) Silverlight
14 15 (10.34%) Ajax
15 9 (6.21%) WinForms
15 9 (6.21%) AppFabric
16 7 (4.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.07%) Grid Computing
3 3 (2.07%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.38%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.69%) Derivative
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.76%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.76%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) HPUX
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (57.93%) Workflow
2 55 (37.93%) MVC
3 48 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (17.93%) Scrum
5 21 (14.48%) SOA
6 17 (11.72%) ETL
6 17 (11.72%) OO
7 15 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 15 (10.34%) TDD
8 14 (9.66%) Web Development
8 14 (9.66%) CRM
9 13 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.90%) UML
11 9 (6.21%) OOD
12 8 (5.52%) Content Management
12 8 (5.52%) Release Management
12 8 (5.52%) Migration
12 8 (5.52%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (5.52%) Analytics
13 7 (4.83%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 100 (68.97%) C#
2 68 (46.90%) SQL
3 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.17%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.41%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.41%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.66%) PL/SQL
7 13 (8.97%) C++
8 4 (2.76%) Java
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.38%) VBA
9 2 (1.38%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) MCSA
4 3 (2.07%) MCSD
5 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) MCP
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 70 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.41%) Oracle
3 12 (8.28%) Informatica
4 6 (4.14%) Kofax
5 2 (1.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) Nintex
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.69%) Infragistics
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