The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Identity Foundation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Identity Foundation over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF)
Rank 586 560 527
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.044% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +52.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £338
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
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
14092 13775 12340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.14% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9244 8596 7738
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 £538 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 264 304
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 £19.78 £15.98 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Windows Identity Foundation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Windows Identity Foundation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK.

Windows Identity Foundation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK.

Windows Identity Foundation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Identity Foundation within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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 -12 1 £475 -9.52% 1
London - 1 £475 - 1
Manchester - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Altrincham - - - -

Windows Identity Foundation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) FastCGI
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (25.00%) NSubstitute
4 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Identity Foundation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows Identity Foundation 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 Windows Identity Foundation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (25.00%) NSubstitute
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) FastCGI
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Telerik
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore