The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 31 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 0.83% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 3.71% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £314 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £448 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 539 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.18% 22.36% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 257 243
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WCF
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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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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 +10 18 £325 -7.14% 11
Slough +2 2 £375 +15.38% 3
Maidenhead -5 1 £350 +12.00% 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 2
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 50 (89.29%) C#
3 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 31 (55.36%) SQL
5 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
6 26 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 21 (37.50%) MVC
8 19 (33.93%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
9 18 (32.14%) XML
10 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (28.57%) jQuery
11 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
11 15 (26.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (25.00%) Web Services
12 14 (25.00%) Windows
12 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 11 (19.64%) Web Development
13 11 (19.64%) TDD
13 11 (19.64%) WPF
13 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (19.64%) Scrum
14 10 (17.86%) Ajax
15 9 (16.07%) OO
15 9 (16.07%) IIS
15 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (33.93%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (16.07%) IIS
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.93%) CMS
5 4 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.57%) Node.js
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) NUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.79%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.36%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Designer
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Architect
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.14%) XML
4 16 (28.57%) jQuery
5 15 (26.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (25.00%) Web Services
6 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (19.64%) WPF
8 10 (17.86%) Ajax
9 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (12.50%) HTML
10 7 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (10.71%) XSD
11 6 (10.71%) CSS
12 5 (8.93%) SOAP
12 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET
12 5 (8.93%) RESTful
13 4 (7.14%) AppFabric
13 4 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) MVC
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum
3 11 (19.64%) Web Development
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 8 (14.29%) SOA
5 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.50%) UML
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
8 5 (8.93%) OOD
9 4 (7.14%) DSDM
9 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.14%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.14%) Time Management
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) AOP
9 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.71%) C++
5 6 (10.71%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) MCSD
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCTS
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Open Text
2 4 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Telerik
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
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