The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.57% 4.35% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.51% 10.53% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£303 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £347 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 36.09% 41.30% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 23
Average daily rate £305 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
3 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (76.92%) CSS
4 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
5 18 (69.23%) jQuery
5 18 (69.23%) Entity Framework
6 17 (65.38%) MVC
6 17 (65.38%) Web Services
7 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (46.15%) TDD
10 11 (42.31%) LINQ
11 10 (38.46%) SQL
12 9 (34.62%) NUnit
12 9 (34.62%) Scrum
12 9 (34.62%) StyleCop
13 7 (26.92%) HTML5
14 5 (19.23%) Finance
14 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 5 (19.23%) OOP
14 5 (19.23%) OO
14 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
15 4 (15.38%) XML
15 4 (15.38%) XSLT

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (34.62%) NUnit
2 9 (34.62%) StyleCop
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 17 (65.38%) C# Developer
4 13 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) CSS
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
4 18 (69.23%) jQuery
4 18 (69.23%) Entity Framework
5 17 (65.38%) Web Services
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (42.31%) LINQ
8 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) XSLT
9 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.69%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
10 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
5 5 (19.23%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft