The table below looks at the statistics for WF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WF over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
Rank 120 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing WF 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.096% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £339 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.15% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 555 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.55% 26.59% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 347 343
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 23
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WF across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WF
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WF across the West Midlands region.

WF Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WF across the West Midlands region.

WF Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
WF
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Infragistics
5 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Infragistics
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft