The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.53% 3.69% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.92% 15.12% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
174 172 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.20% 24.43% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 108 102
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Birmingham region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 38 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (89.47%) .NET
3 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 21 (55.26%) .NET Framework
6 17 (44.74%) MVC
7 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
8 15 (39.47%) Web Services
9 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (28.95%) TDD
10 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (26.32%) CSS
11 10 (26.32%) HTML
11 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.68%) OO
13 8 (21.05%) SQL
13 8 (21.05%) XML
13 8 (21.05%) BDD
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (18.42%) WPF
14 7 (18.42%) HTML5
15 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
15 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
15 6 (15.79%) jQuery
16 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
16 5 (13.16%) RESTful
16 5 (13.16%) Ruby
16 5 (13.16%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (13.16%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) NUnit
2 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) XMLUnit
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Web Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Web Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 21 (55.26%) .NET Framework
4 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) CSS
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 7 (18.42%) WPF
10 6 (15.79%) jQuery
11 5 (13.16%) RESTful
11 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
12 4 (10.53%) REST
12 4 (10.53%) NHibernate
13 3 (7.89%) JSON
13 3 (7.89%) SOAP
13 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) OO
5 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) ERP
8 4 (10.53%) OOD
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Workflow
10 2 (5.26%) UML
10 2 (5.26%) SDLC
11 1 (2.63%) DevOps
11 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Telerik
1 3 (7.89%) Nintex
2 2 (5.26%) DevExpress
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
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