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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.55% 2.44% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 10.53% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 19
Median daily rate £455 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
WCF
West Midlands

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
241 171 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.10% 23.17% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 102 109
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
4 12 (70.59%) CSS
5 10 (58.82%) CRM
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (52.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (52.94%) Marketing
6 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (47.06%) MVC
7 8 (47.06%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) jQuery
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (29.41%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
10 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (17.65%) SOAP
11 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (11.76%) Moq
12 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
12 2 (11.76%) REST
12 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS

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 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) Moq
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) MSTest
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) CRM Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (5.88%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) XML
9 1 (5.88%) CSS3
9 1 (5.88%) RESTful
9 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) CRM
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) CQRS
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) SOLID
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) CODA
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
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