The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 26 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 33 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.52% 1.43% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.08% 6.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -38.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.38 -

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
173 150 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.93% 23.85% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 72
Median daily rate £370 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WCF.

1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (95.16%) .NET Framework
3 49 (79.03%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (72.58%) JavaScript
5 40 (64.52%) Visual Studio
6 35 (56.45%) C#
6 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
7 34 (54.84%) HTML
8 33 (53.23%) Entity Framework
9 32 (51.61%) Web Services
10 29 (46.77%) CSS
10 29 (46.77%) MVC
11 27 (43.55%) CRM
11 27 (43.55%) Scrum
11 27 (43.55%) Dynamics CRM
11 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (43.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 25 (40.32%) OOD
13 24 (38.71%) Subversion
13 24 (38.71%) NUnit
14 23 (37.10%) SOLID
14 23 (37.10%) Moq
15 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
16 17 (27.42%) SQL
17 16 (25.81%) XML
18 14 (22.58%) OO
19 12 (19.35%) jQuery
19 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
19 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
20 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (64.52%) Visual Studio
2 27 (43.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 24 (38.71%) NUnit
3 24 (38.71%) Subversion
4 23 (37.10%) Moq
5 9 (14.52%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (53.23%) .NET Developer
3 27 (43.55%) CRM Developer
4 24 (38.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Developer
6 14 (22.58%) C# Developer
7 12 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
9 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 2 (3.23%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (95.16%) .NET Framework
3 34 (54.84%) HTML
4 33 (53.23%) Entity Framework
5 32 (51.61%) Web Services
6 29 (46.77%) CSS
7 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.81%) XML
10 12 (19.35%) jQuery
11 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.23%) LINQ
14 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 1 (1.61%) Ninject
14 1 (1.61%) REST
14 1 (1.61%) SOAP
14 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) MVC
3 27 (43.55%) CRM
3 27 (43.55%) Scrum
4 25 (40.32%) OOD
5 23 (37.10%) SOLID
6 14 (22.58%) OO
7 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Service Management
9 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
12 3 (4.84%) Web Development
13 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.23%) Content Management
13 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
14 1 (1.61%) ETL
14 1 (1.61%) Process Management
14 1 (1.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) JavaScript
2 35 (56.45%) C#
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) SAP
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