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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 648 636 562
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -74
Contract jobs citing WF 13 27 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 53
Median daily rate £388 £481 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +20.68%
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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 2016.

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 9 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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 12 £388 -19.48% 7
London -8 6 £450 -8.86% 1
West Yorkshire +3 4 £350 -41.66% 1
Leeds 0 4 £350 -41.66% 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £350 -41.66% 1
Manchester - 2 £300 - 1
North West - 2 £300 - 3
Bolton - 2 £300 -
City of London +44 1 £375 -24.05%

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) WCF
3 28 (71.79%) C#
4 18 (46.15%) Workflow
4 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 18 (46.15%) WPF
5 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) Oracle
7 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
8 13 (33.33%) HTML
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) TDD
8 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (25.64%) SOA
11 9 (23.08%) Windows
11 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
11 9 (23.08%) MVC
11 9 (23.08%) WinForms
11 9 (23.08%) REST
11 9 (23.08%) SDLC
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
12 8 (20.51%) UML
13 7 (17.95%) Sybase
13 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
13 7 (17.95%) HTML5
13 7 (17.95%) MVVM
14 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Boomi
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.26%) MorphX
3 4 (10.26%) MSTest
3 4 (10.26%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) FxCop
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) StyleCop
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) C# Developer
3 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Architect
6 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (10.26%) WPF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.69%) WCF Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) WCF
3 18 (46.15%) WPF
4 13 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (33.33%) HTML
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.08%) REST
6 9 (23.08%) WinForms
7 7 (17.95%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (15.38%) CSS
9 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (12.82%) RAML
9 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.26%) EDI
10 4 (10.26%) Web Services
10 4 (10.26%) WSDL
10 4 (10.26%) XML
11 3 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Video on Demand
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Workflow
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) SOA
5 9 (23.08%) MVC
5 9 (23.08%) SDLC
6 8 (20.51%) UML
7 7 (17.95%) MVVM
8 5 (12.82%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (12.82%) SOLID
8 5 (12.82%) YAGNI
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (10.26%) ERP
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) C#
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) X++
6 3 (7.69%) C
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (5.13%) MIIS
2 1 (2.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Sybase
4 4 (10.26%) Dell
4 4 (10.26%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com