The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 136 141
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5  
Contract jobs citing WF 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.098% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.52% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £410 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.66%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 732 963 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 35.86% 34.38% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 2809 2091
Median daily rate £388 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 76
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.69 £10.93 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.56 £16.77 £47.50
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WF in Yorkshire

WF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WF in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +19 2 - - 2
WF
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 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 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