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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
UK / England
Rank 564 594 539
Rank change year-on-year +30 -55  
Contract jobs citing WF 21 21 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 45
Median daily rate £400 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £423 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £443 £328
% change year-on-year -15.25% +34.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13203 13828 12995
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.19% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9164 9692 8524
Median daily rate £425 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 213 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 13 £500 +5.26% 1
East of England +1 4 £338 -26.63%
West Midlands +11 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 4
North West - 1 £400 - 3
WF
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (78.13%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 18 (56.25%) WCF
5 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (43.75%) Finance
7 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (25.00%) Analytics
11 7 (21.88%) Banking
11 7 (21.88%) XML
11 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.88%) Workflow
12 6 (18.75%) MVC
12 6 (18.75%) IIS
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
12 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
12 6 (18.75%) SOA
12 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (15.63%) InfoPath

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Top Related 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 6 (18.75%) IIS
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.25%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) InfoPath
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Extranet
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
2 3 (9.38%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.13%) FxCop
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) MSTest
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) StyleCop
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Front Office
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Architect
6 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) WCF
3 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Sass
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) CSS
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
10 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
10 1 (3.13%) HTML
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) LINQ
10 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
10 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 4 (12.50%) Grid Computing
1 4 (12.50%) Market Risk
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Analytics
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Workflow
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) SOA
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Data Entry
6 3 (9.38%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
6 3 (9.38%) Multithreaded Programming
6 3 (9.38%) Network Management
6 3 (9.38%) Scorecard
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCDBA
2 3 (9.38%) MCDST
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSA
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) MCTS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) Nintex
3 2 (6.25%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle