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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 562 512 448
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -64
Contract jobs citing WF 34 83 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.57% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 86
Average daily rate
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£328 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -6.66%
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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 16 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 29 May 2015. 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 -68 34 £328 -19.75% 25
London -11 19 £385 -7.22% 7
South West +17 10 £321 +0.70% 4
Somerset +18 8 £314 -3.38% 1
Taunton +14 8 £314 -3.38%
City of London +10 4 £481 +10.00% 2
Leeds -14 2 £600 - 1
South East -15 2 £450 +12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -16 2 £600 - 1
Yorkshire -21 2 £600 - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £300 -4.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £300 - 2
East of England -4 1 £300 -29.41% 2
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Cambridge - 1 £300 - 2

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 75 (94.94%) .NET
2 74 (93.67%) C#
3 50 (63.29%) .NET Framework
4 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (55.70%) WCF
5 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET
6 42 (53.16%) Workflow
7 38 (48.10%) Entity Framework
8 36 (45.57%) Windows
9 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
10 33 (41.77%) SQL
11 32 (40.51%) MVC
12 31 (39.24%) Web Services
13 28 (35.44%) WPF
14 26 (32.91%) Scrum
15 25 (31.65%) TDD
15 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (29.11%) Unit Testing
17 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
17 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
18 19 (24.05%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
19 18 (22.78%) Finance
20 17 (21.52%) WinForms
20 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
21 16 (20.25%) XML
21 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
22 14 (17.72%) BDD
22 14 (17.72%) SOA
23 12 (15.19%) Oracle

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (24.05%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.13%) CMS
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.13%) NUnit
4 7 (8.86%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.53%) Ant
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.53%) JIRA
6 2 (2.53%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.53%) MSTest
7 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Military
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (81.01%) Developer
2 40 (50.63%) .NET Developer
3 24 (30.38%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.06%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Programmer
9 3 (3.80%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (94.94%) .NET
2 50 (63.29%) .NET Framework
3 44 (55.70%) WCF
3 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET
4 38 (48.10%) Entity Framework
5 31 (39.24%) Web Services
6 28 (35.44%) WPF
7 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (21.52%) WinForms
9 16 (20.25%) XML
10 12 (15.19%) HTML
11 10 (12.66%) CSS
11 10 (12.66%) jQuery
12 8 (10.13%) ADO.NET
12 8 (10.13%) NHibernate
12 8 (10.13%) DAO
12 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 7 (8.86%) LINQ
14 6 (7.59%) JSON
15 5 (6.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Kindle
3 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.27%) Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) Workflow
3 32 (40.51%) MVC
4 26 (32.91%) Scrum
5 25 (31.65%) TDD
6 23 (29.11%) Unit Testing
7 14 (17.72%) BDD
7 14 (17.72%) SOA
8 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.13%) OO
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.59%) UML
11 6 (7.59%) Project Management
12 5 (6.33%) Build Automation
12 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
13 4 (5.06%) OOD
13 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.39%) VB
6 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.86%) VB6
6 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.80%) Java
7 3 (3.80%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) VBA
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
8 2 (2.53%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) F#
9 1 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.27%) C
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Sybase
4 4 (5.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Perforce
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) Kofax
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 per day + Flex
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago