The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.00% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 5
Average daily rate £356 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Bedford region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

WCF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL