The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.22% 0.74% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+82.29% -20.00%
WCF
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
104 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.30% 24.54% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 38 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 3 £325 - 4
Luton -20 2 £450 +38.46% 2
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (12.50%) WF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) WF
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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