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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 639 633 572
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -61
Contract jobs citing WF 16 21 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.13% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 35
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
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
16487 16147 15691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11418 11124 10198
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 302 177
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.20 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 15 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 26 September 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 +6 15 £425 +3.03% 15
South West - 6 £450 - 2
London -6 5 £450 +2.85% 4
Somerset - 4 £450 -
Taunton - 4 £450 -
Bolton - 2 £300 -
Manchester - 2 £300 - 2
North West - 2 £300 - 3
City of London +14 1 - - 2
South East +13 1 £375 -15.25%
West Yorkshire +8 1 £300 -41.46% 2
Berkshire +7 1 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire +5 1 £300 -36.84% 2
Leeds +4 1 £300 -50.00% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 27 (77.14%) C#
3 24 (68.57%) WCF
4 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
5 17 (48.57%) TDD
5 17 (48.57%) Workflow
6 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 13 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (37.14%) Windows
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
9 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (28.57%) Kanban
10 10 (28.57%) IIS
10 10 (28.57%) Pair Programming
11 9 (25.71%) HTML
11 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (22.86%) NServiceBus
12 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (22.86%) SOA
12 8 (22.86%) Scrum
13 7 (20.00%) WinForms
13 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (20.00%) WPF
13 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 7 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl

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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 8 (22.86%) NServiceBus
3 7 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) Boomi
4 3 (8.57%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) MorphX
4 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.86%) FxCop
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Architect
6 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
8 2 (5.71%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
8 2 (5.71%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) WCF Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Azure Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Digital Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Support
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) WCF
3 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) WinForms
6 7 (20.00%) WPF
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
7 5 (14.29%) HTML5
8 4 (11.43%) EDI
8 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) WSDL
9 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.57%) RAML
9 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.71%) XML
10 2 (5.71%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Video on Demand
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.71%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) Grid Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.71%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
2 17 (48.57%) Workflow
3 10 (28.57%) Kanban
3 10 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 8 (22.86%) SOA
5 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (11.43%) Line Management
6 4 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) X++
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCDBA
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCTS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.86%) MIIS
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Dell
3 4 (11.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com