The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 410 419
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing WF 14 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.065% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £400 £481 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.83% -0.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £393 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £558 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £450
% change year-on-year -2.43% -8.88%  
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7331 6935 7333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.83% 32.44% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5444 5322 5317
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WF in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WF in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WF in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WF in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +3 2 £350 -6.66%
WF
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for WF.

1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
3 22 (81.48%) .NET
4 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 14 (51.85%) WCF
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) NUnit
7 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
8 11 (40.74%) Workflow
8 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
8 11 (40.74%) VBA
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
8 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
9 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 10 (37.04%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Banking
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (25.93%) CSS
13 6 (22.22%) XML
13 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (22.22%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) NUnit
2 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.70%) MSTest
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Applications Support
2 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Messaging Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Messaging Support
5 5 (18.52%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) WCF
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) XHTML
6 5 (18.52%) XSLT
7 3 (11.11%) Sass
8 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.41%) RequireJS
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
1 5 (18.52%) Grid Computing
1 5 (18.52%) Market Risk
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 11 (40.74%) Workflow
3 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.41%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Network Management
8 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
9 1 (3.70%) ETL
9 1 (3.70%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
2 11 (40.74%) VBA
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (18.52%) XPath
6 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
3 2 (7.41%) MCDST
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCTS
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft