The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 495 436 536
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +100
Contract jobs citing WF 92 108 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.85% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 23
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 2014.

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 30 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 89 £400 -4.19% 27
South East +4 41 £375 +7.14% 5
Surrey +15 36 £375 +7.14% 3
London -60 19 £413 -14.94% 11
Reigate -3 10 £363 +3.57%
East of England -19 9 £425 +41.07% 3
West Midlands -10 8 £284 -23.05% 1
Redhill +6 7 £400 +3.22%
Birmingham -4 6 - -
City of London -24 6 £438 -12.50% 3
Suffolk -2 5 £425 +25.92% 2
Ipswich -9 5 £425 +25.92% 2
North West - 5 £318 - 6
East Midlands -6 4 £308 -5.38%
Yorkshire -17 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Manchester - 3 £350 - 6
Northamptonshire - 3 £325 -
Leicestershire - 2 £290 -
Staffordshire - 2 £284 -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Kent +7 1 £225 -25.00%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £350 -22.22%
Hampshire -3 1 £325 -3.70%
Farnborough -5 1 £325 -3.70%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £450 -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 157 (98.13%) .NET
2 103 (64.38%) C#
3 102 (63.75%) ASP.NET
4 101 (63.13%) Visual Studio
4 101 (63.13%) Workflow
4 101 (63.13%) WCF
5 95 (59.38%) Windows
6 90 (56.25%) XML
7 89 (55.63%) Microsoft
8 85 (53.13%) SQL
9 66 (41.25%) XSLT
10 58 (36.25%) MVC
11 57 (35.63%) SharePoint
12 51 (31.88%) SQL Server
13 48 (30.00%) Finance
14 44 (27.50%) VB.NET
15 42 (26.25%) Scrum
16 38 (23.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (23.75%) .NET Framework
17 36 (22.50%) LINQ
17 36 (22.50%) jQuery
18 34 (21.25%) WPF
18 34 (21.25%) CSS
19 32 (20.00%) Web Services
20 31 (19.38%) Ajax
21 30 (18.75%) HTML
21 30 (18.75%) SOA
22 28 (17.50%) Release Management
23 27 (16.88%) MS Office
24 25 (15.63%) JavaScript

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (35.63%) SharePoint
2 23 (14.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (3.75%) CMS
7 5 (3.13%) MS Project Server
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.50%) IIS
9 2 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (16.88%) MS Office
2 16 (10.00%) InfoPath
3 12 (7.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Internet
1 6 (3.75%) DNS
2 4 (2.50%) Extranet
2 4 (2.50%) Intranet
3 3 (1.88%) Firewall
3 3 (1.88%) DMZ
3 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (23.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (14.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (10.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.38%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.50%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.50%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.25%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.63%) MySQL
11 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 101 (63.13%) Visual Studio
2 20 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.25%) Subversion
4 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.88%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.25%) T4 Templates
6 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.25%) Ant
6 2 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.63%) Moq
7 1 (0.63%) MSTest
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Local Government
2 4 (2.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.25%) Back Office
3 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 144 (90.00%) Developer
2 84 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 38 (23.75%) C# Developer
4 33 (20.63%) VB.NET Developer
5 24 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.75%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Consultant
8 8 (5.00%) Architect
9 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (4.38%) BizTalk Consultant
10 6 (3.75%) Systems Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Programmer
11 5 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Architect
12 4 (2.50%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (98.13%) .NET
2 102 (63.75%) ASP.NET
3 101 (63.13%) WCF
4 90 (56.25%) XML
5 66 (41.25%) XSLT
6 38 (23.75%) .NET Framework
7 36 (22.50%) LINQ
7 36 (22.50%) jQuery
8 34 (21.25%) WPF
8 34 (21.25%) CSS
9 32 (20.00%) Web Services
10 31 (19.38%) Ajax
11 30 (18.75%) HTML
12 25 (15.63%) WinForms
13 23 (14.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (10.63%) Silverlight
15 12 (7.50%) SOAP
16 11 (6.88%) HTML5
17 9 (5.63%) JSON
17 9 (5.63%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 3 (1.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 95 (59.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.13%) Workflow
2 58 (36.25%) MVC
3 42 (26.25%) Scrum
4 30 (18.75%) SOA
5 28 (17.50%) Release Management
6 25 (15.63%) CRM
7 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (10.00%) OO
9 15 (9.38%) TDD
10 14 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.88%) OOD
12 6 (3.75%) Content Management
12 6 (3.75%) RUP
12 6 (3.75%) Migration
13 5 (3.13%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.13%) UML
13 5 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (3.13%) System Testing
13 5 (3.13%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (64.38%) C#
2 85 (53.13%) SQL
3 44 (27.50%) VB.NET
4 25 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.63%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.63%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.38%) VB
9 5 (3.13%) XPath
10 4 (2.50%) VBScript
11 3 (1.88%) VBA
12 2 (1.25%) Java
12 2 (1.25%) LotusScript
12 2 (1.25%) VB6
13 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.63%) C++
13 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.88%) MCSD
2 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 89 (55.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 4 (2.50%) Kofax
4 3 (1.88%) Perforce
4 3 (1.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.25%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.25%) Lotus
5 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
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