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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 533 488 443
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -45
Contract jobs citing WF 43 78 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.58% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 66
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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 -53 43 £400 +6.66% 21
London -14 21 £419 -1.47% 5
South East -63 10 £400 +6.66% 3
Berkshire +7 8 £363 - 3
City of London +21 6 £438 +59.09% 2
Yorkshire -7 5 £300 - 3
Reading - 5 £425 - 1
North West -15 2 £350 - 6
Surrey -37 2 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire - 2 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Nottingham - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Warwick - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -

WF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 77 (89.53%) C#
3 60 (69.77%) WCF
4 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
5 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
6 42 (48.84%) SQL
7 38 (44.19%) Web Services
7 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
7 38 (44.19%) Workflow
7 38 (44.19%) .NET Framework
8 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (43.02%) Windows
9 29 (33.72%) MVC
10 26 (30.23%) Finance
10 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
10 26 (30.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (26.74%) XML
12 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (23.26%) HTML
14 20 (23.26%) T-SQL
15 19 (22.09%) TDD
15 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (20.93%) Scrum
17 17 (19.77%) WPF
18 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (18.60%) XSLT
18 16 (18.60%) Visual Studio
19 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.98%) CMS
4 5 (5.81%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Intranet
2 3 (3.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.33%) MS Access
9 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.33%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.16%) EDRMS
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 13 (15.12%) NUnit
4 6 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (5.81%) MSTest
6 4 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.49%) StyleCop
7 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.33%) NCover
8 2 (2.33%) Moq
8 2 (2.33%) NDepend
8 2 (2.33%) Ant
8 2 (2.33%) JUnit
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.33%) Checkstyle
8 2 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Military
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (75.58%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) .NET Developer
3 26 (30.23%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Programmer
8 6 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 60 (69.77%) WCF
3 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
4 38 (44.19%) Web Services
4 38 (44.19%) .NET Framework
5 26 (30.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 23 (26.74%) XML
7 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (23.26%) HTML
9 17 (19.77%) WPF
10 16 (18.60%) XSLT
11 12 (13.95%) WinForms
12 11 (12.79%) CSS
13 10 (11.63%) jQuery
14 7 (8.14%) REST
14 7 (8.14%) XHTML
15 6 (6.98%) NHibernate
15 6 (6.98%) AppFabric
15 6 (6.98%) Silverlight
16 4 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.81%) Grid Computing
4 4 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.49%) Open Source
5 3 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.16%) Kindle
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.02%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.16%) AIX
3 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Workflow
2 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.72%) MVC
4 19 (22.09%) TDD
5 18 (20.93%) Scrum
6 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.63%) OO
9 9 (10.47%) Analytics
10 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Time Management
10 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.98%) OOD
10 6 (6.98%) SOA
11 5 (5.81%) UML
11 5 (5.81%) Document Management
11 5 (5.81%) BDD
11 5 (5.81%) Build Automation
12 4 (4.65%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 77 (89.53%) C#
2 42 (48.84%) SQL
3 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.26%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
7 10 (11.63%) VB
8 8 (9.30%) VB6
9 6 (6.98%) C++
10 5 (5.81%) Java
10 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.33%) Perl
11 2 (2.33%) VBA
11 2 (2.33%) Python
11 2 (2.33%) F#
12 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) VCP4
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) MCSA
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.33%) Nintex
4 2 (2.33%) Perforce
4 2 (2.33%) Sybase
4 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) CODA
5 1 (1.16%) Kofax
5 1 (1.16%) Telerik
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