The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 116 114
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing WF 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £405 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.50%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 539 720 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.53% 35.09% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 520 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WF in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bradford - 2 - -
WF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WF.

1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
1 2 (66.67%) B2C
1 2 (66.67%) OLTP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
1 2 (66.67%) Extranet
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Extranet
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) OLTP
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
1 2 (66.67%) B2C
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft