Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 - 175
Rank change year-on-year - +175 -4
Contract jobs citing WF 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% - 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
West Midlands median daily rate £550 - £400
England median daily rate £425 £438 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1189 1592 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.43% 25.82% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 976 695
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £563 £513 £498
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% -21.58% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.68 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.74 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WF in the West Midlands

WF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WF in the West Midlands

WF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the West Midlands 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
Coventry - 1 £550 -
WF
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WF.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft