Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 845 872
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27 -88
Contract jobs citing WF 17 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 31
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -12.37% +21.25%
10th Percentile £346 £286 £388
90th Percentile £713 £497 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33062 31482 32380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.03% 30.55% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23383 21768 22317
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 352 566
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.78 £14.51 £14.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £54.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +1.33% +9.49%

WF
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WF in the UK

WF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WF in the UK

WF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WF over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WF in the UK

WF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WF in the UK

WF
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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
England -30 17 £475 +11.76% 5
London -14 12 £500 +11.11% 1
UK excluding London +14 5 £425 +6.25% 4
South East -1 2 £425 +13.33%
West Midlands - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
East of England - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 with a requirement for WF.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) SOA
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Core

WF
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) MorphX
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Data Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Core
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 2 (11.76%) WPF
6 2 (11.76%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) LINQ
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) CCTV
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Apex Code
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) Nintex
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel