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 3 months to 24 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.050% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 490 766 549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.41% 25.37% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 490 353
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WF in the West Midlands

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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 3 months to 24 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
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
WF
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WF.

1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism
2 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Robotics
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

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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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Prism
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow