Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 869 870 852
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing WF 9 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.053% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 20
UK median daily rate £600 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% -18.92%
10th Percentile £580 £382 £278
90th Percentile £658 £713 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £470 £375
% change year-on-year +6.49% +25.33% -11.76%
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 34,009 32,188 30,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.19% 32.09% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,939 22,949 21,018
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.65% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 332 345
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.65 £18.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +5.26% +1.33%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WF in the UK

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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 4 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 18 January 2019. 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 +2 9 £600 +20.00% 16
London +4 8 £600 +20.00% 3
South East +1 1 £501 - 5
UK excluding London -16 1 £501 +6.49% 13

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for WF.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Core
4 5 (55.56%) SOLID
4 5 (55.56%) Ansible
4 5 (55.56%) Docker
4 5 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (55.56%) Microservices
4 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
4 5 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (55.56%) Office Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (55.56%) Moq
4 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
4 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
4 5 (55.56%) Workflow
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio

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 5 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Moq
1 5 (55.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (55.56%) TeamCity
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Front Office
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Core
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
2 2 (22.22%) Market Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (55.56%) Microservices
3 5 (55.56%) Office Automation
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) SOLID
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMG
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft