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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 554 517 453
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -64
Contract jobs citing WF 46 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.52% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 84
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +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
15010 14998 13126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 27.53% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9785 8213
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 216 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 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 18 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 1 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 -37 46 £375 -6.25% 12
London +4 25 £375 -8.53% 6
South West - 11 £321 - 1
South East -32 8 £350 -12.50% 2
Somerset - 8 £314 -
Taunton - 8 £314 -
City of London +1 5 £400 -8.57% 2
Berkshire 0 5 £300 -4.00%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £444 -
East of England -1 2 £444 +4.41%
Surrey -21 2 £400 - 1
Croydon - 2 £375 -
Redhill -9 1 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £320 -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (93.02%) C#
1 80 (93.02%) .NET
2 50 (58.14%) WCF
3 47 (54.65%) .NET Framework
4 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
5 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
6 41 (47.67%) SQL
7 40 (46.51%) Workflow
8 35 (40.70%) Windows
8 35 (40.70%) Entity Framework
9 31 (36.05%) WPF
9 31 (36.05%) Web Services
10 28 (32.56%) MVC
11 27 (31.40%) TDD
12 26 (30.23%) Scrum
13 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
14 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
15 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
16 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (24.42%) Finance
17 18 (20.93%) XML
17 18 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
19 16 (18.60%) WinForms
20 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
20 15 (17.44%) HTML
20 15 (17.44%) Team Foundation Server
21 14 (16.28%) BDD
21 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.30%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
1 15 (17.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.63%) NUnit
3 6 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.49%) MSTest
6 2 (2.33%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.33%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Moq
6 2 (2.33%) Subversion
6 2 (2.33%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.33%) Ant
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.16%) FxCop
7 1 (1.16%) StyleCop
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (75.58%) Developer
2 39 (45.35%) .NET Developer
3 28 (32.56%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Programmer
7 5 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (93.02%) .NET
2 50 (58.14%) WCF
3 47 (54.65%) .NET Framework
4 42 (48.84%) ASP.NET
5 35 (40.70%) Entity Framework
6 31 (36.05%) WPF
6 31 (36.05%) Web Services
7 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (20.93%) XML
9 16 (18.60%) WinForms
10 15 (17.44%) HTML
11 13 (15.12%) CSS
12 10 (11.63%) jQuery
13 7 (8.14%) LINQ
14 6 (6.98%) JSON
14 6 (6.98%) XHTML
14 6 (6.98%) XSLT
15 5 (5.81%) Ajax
16 4 (4.65%) LESS
16 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Credit Risk
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Grid Computing
4 4 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Kindle
6 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (46.51%) Workflow
3 28 (32.56%) MVC
4 27 (31.40%) TDD
5 26 (30.23%) Scrum
6 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
7 14 (16.28%) BDD
7 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.28%) SOA
8 9 (10.47%) OO
8 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.14%) Content Management
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.98%) Analytics
11 5 (5.81%) OOD
11 5 (5.81%) Kanban
11 5 (5.81%) Build Automation
12 4 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.65%) Requirements Management
12 4 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (93.02%) C#
2 41 (47.67%) SQL
3 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.95%) VB
6 10 (11.63%) VB6
7 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.49%) Java
9 3 (3.49%) C++
9 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.33%) F#
10 2 (2.33%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) Perl
10 2 (2.33%) VBA
11 1 (1.16%) C
11 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.33%) Sybase
6 1 (1.16%) Kofax
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