The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 109 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.40% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 6.36% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 8
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£369 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £389
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%
WCF
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
562 535 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 22.04% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 262 298
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Reading -11 8 £338 -11.47% 4
Slough 0 4 £369 -1.66% 1
Bracknell - 2 £413 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 41 (77.36%) C#
2 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
3 36 (67.92%) .NET
4 28 (52.83%) SQL
5 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
6 22 (41.51%) T-SQL
7 21 (39.62%) WPF
8 20 (37.74%) Web Services
9 18 (33.96%) MVC
9 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (32.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
11 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
12 14 (26.42%) XML
12 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (22.64%) Scrum
13 12 (22.64%) Client/Server
14 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.75%) RESTful
15 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
15 10 (18.87%) XSD
16 9 (16.98%) SOAP
16 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.98%) System Testing
17 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
17 8 (15.09%) Telerik
17 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
17 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
17 8 (15.09%) Mobile Computing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) DNS
1 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.32%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.89%) Legal
1 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) C# Developer
3 13 (24.53%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Programmer
4 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Programmer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) WPF Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Integration Architect
8 1 (1.89%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) WPF
3 20 (37.74%) Web Services
4 17 (32.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
6 14 (26.42%) XML
7 11 (20.75%) RESTful
8 10 (18.87%) XSD
9 9 (16.98%) SOAP
10 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (9.43%) REST
11 5 (9.43%) LINQ
12 4 (7.55%) HTML
12 4 (7.55%) Ajax
12 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
12 4 (7.55%) CSS
12 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
13 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.77%) CSS3
13 2 (3.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Client/Server
2 8 (15.09%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) MVC
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) Scrum
3 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.98%) System Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.09%) RAD
6 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Time Management
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
9 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.77%) BDD
9 2 (3.77%) OO
9 2 (3.77%) CRM
9 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) C
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Telerik
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) Capita
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago