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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 617 568 509
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -59
Contract jobs citing WF 11 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.075% 0.29% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 38
Average daily rate £425 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £601 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
14624 13900 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 26.94% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10168 9284 8197
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 11 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 11 £425 -1.16% 21
London -8 6 £413 -17.50% 10
Surrey -1 2 £425 +32.81%
South East -3 2 £425 +14.09% 4
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
City of London +45 1 £450 -
East of England +2 1 £460 +8.23%
Peterborough - 1 £460 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £460 -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (81.08%) WCF
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
3 25 (67.57%) .NET
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
4 24 (64.86%) SQL
4 24 (64.86%) Finance
5 22 (59.46%) XML
5 22 (59.46%) Windows
6 21 (56.76%) SOA
7 17 (45.95%) SOAP
7 17 (45.95%) C#
7 17 (45.95%) REST
8 16 (43.24%) Web Services
8 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
8 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
9 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (35.14%) Workflow
11 13 (35.14%) Oracle
11 13 (35.14%) B2B
11 13 (35.14%) B2C
11 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
12 12 (32.43%) SDLC
12 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
12 12 (32.43%) CRM
13 11 (29.73%) MSMQ
13 11 (29.73%) EDI
13 11 (29.73%) ERP
13 11 (29.73%) Control-M
13 11 (29.73%) Shell Script

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (21.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) HFM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Extranet
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.92%) Essbase
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.11%) OLAP
6 3 (8.11%) OLTP
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (29.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (8.11%) NUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.70%) MorphX
6 1 (2.70%) MSTest
6 1 (2.70%) QUnit
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Architect
2 16 (43.24%) Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Integration Architect
5 9 (24.32%) Data Architect
5 9 (24.32%) Data Integration Architect
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Architect
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.11%) SOA Architect
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) WCF
2 25 (67.57%) .NET
3 22 (59.46%) XML
4 17 (45.95%) REST
4 17 (45.95%) SOAP
5 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
5 16 (43.24%) Web Services
6 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
6 11 (29.73%) AppFabric
6 11 (29.73%) EDI
6 11 (29.73%) MDX
6 11 (29.73%) MSMQ
7 9 (24.32%) HTML
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (18.92%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) jQuery
9 7 (18.92%) WinForms
9 7 (18.92%) WPF
10 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Integration
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (18.92%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.41%) W3C
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) SOA
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) B2B
3 13 (35.14%) B2C
3 13 (35.14%) Workflow
4 12 (32.43%) CRM
4 12 (32.43%) SDLC
5 11 (29.73%) BPEL
5 11 (29.73%) ERP
5 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.03%) API Integration
6 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 7 (18.92%) DRM
9 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
9 6 (16.22%) Data Transformation
9 6 (16.22%) ETL
9 6 (16.22%) Investment Management
9 6 (16.22%) Kanban
10 4 (10.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
4 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
5 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.11%) C++
9 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.41%) VB
10 1 (2.70%) C
10 1 (2.70%) Java
10 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCNA
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
1 1 (2.70%) MCDST
1 1 (2.70%) MCITP
1 1 (2.70%) MCSA
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) MCTS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) JD Edwards
4 7 (18.92%) Hyperion
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.70%) Nintex
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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