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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 609 534 525
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -9
Contract jobs citing WF 21 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 60
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £328 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.47%
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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 21 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 2 September 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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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 -56 21 £431 +7.81% 10
East of England +8 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 6 - -
London -34 6 £500 +11.11% 3
Cambridge - 6 - -
City of London +7 4 £500 -9.09%
Yorkshire -36 3 £600 +60.00% 1
West Yorkshire -37 3 £600 +60.00% 1
Leeds -31 2 £600 +60.00% 1
South East -36 2 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Somerset +2 1 £350 -
Berkshire -1 1 £400 -20.00% 1
South West -2 1 £350 - 1
Bath -4 1 £350 -
Reading -6 1 £400 -20.00% 1
Bradford - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 46 (82.14%) C#
3 40 (71.43%) WCF
4 34 (60.71%) .NET Framework
5 33 (58.93%) Workflow
6 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
8 25 (44.64%) WPF
9 24 (42.86%) Unit Testing
9 24 (42.86%) Entity Framework
10 23 (41.07%) Windows
11 20 (35.71%) Scrum
11 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
12 18 (32.14%) SQL
13 17 (30.36%) MVC
14 16 (28.57%) Web Services
15 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
15 13 (23.21%) TDD
15 13 (23.21%) LINQ
15 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
16 12 (21.43%) Finance
16 12 (21.43%) BDD
17 11 (19.64%) XML
17 11 (19.64%) ADO.NET
17 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
18 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
18 10 (17.86%) SOA
18 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) GSM
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
1 1 (1.79%) Extranet
1 1 (1.79%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) OLTP
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) ANTLR
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.21%) C# Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Chief Architect
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Architect
7 2 (3.57%) WPF Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 40 (71.43%) WCF
3 34 (60.71%) .NET Framework
4 25 (44.64%) WPF
5 24 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 16 (28.57%) Web Services
8 13 (23.21%) LINQ
9 11 (19.64%) XML
9 11 (19.64%) ADO.NET
10 9 (16.07%) CSS
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (14.29%) WinForms
12 7 (12.50%) jQuery
13 6 (10.71%) HTML
14 5 (8.93%) DAO
14 5 (8.93%) JSON
14 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
14 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
2 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Workflow
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 20 (35.71%) Scrum
5 17 (30.36%) MVC
6 13 (23.21%) TDD
7 12 (21.43%) BDD
8 10 (17.86%) SOA
9 8 (14.29%) UML
9 8 (14.29%) Project Management
10 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (10.71%) Time Management
12 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
13 4 (7.14%) Release Management
13 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
13 4 (7.14%) Content Management
13 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (7.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) VB
5 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) VB6
5 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Sybase
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Nintex
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