Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WF over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 829 817
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 -109
Contract jobs citing WF 14 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.027% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.087% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 34
England median daily rate £425 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £335 £314 £388
90th Percentile £530 £498 £638
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

WF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30628 29994 30248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.31% 30.75% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21785 20932 20975
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £276
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 351 509
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.85 £14.56 £14.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.24
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WF in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WF in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WF in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WF in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WF in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WF in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 9 £425 -5.50%
South East +5 2 £425 +13.33%
North of England +50 1 - - 6
Yorkshire +22 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £350 -
WF
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WF.

1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Extranet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) OLTP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) MorphX
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Data Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) WinForms
7 2 (14.29%) WPF
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) CCTV
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Nintex
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel