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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 20 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.00% 2.55% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.28% 6.94% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £358 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £418 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +0.68%
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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
94 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 37.60% 36.73% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 24
Average daily rate £295 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £198 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.61 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £17.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £22.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 30 (96.77%) C#
2 29 (93.55%) .NET
3 25 (80.65%) MVC
4 24 (77.42%) .NET Framework
5 22 (70.97%) HTML
5 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
5 22 (70.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 19 (61.29%) CSS
7 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
7 17 (54.84%) Web Services
7 17 (54.84%) jQuery
8 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (41.94%) TDD
10 12 (38.71%) NUnit
10 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio
10 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (32.26%) LINQ
12 9 (29.03%) StyleCop
12 9 (29.03%) Finance
12 9 (29.03%) Scrum
13 8 (25.81%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (16.13%) Selenium
14 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
15 4 (12.90%) HTML5
16 3 (9.68%) Moq
16 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
16 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
16 3 (9.68%) Build Automation

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio
1 12 (38.71%) NUnit
2 9 (29.03%) StyleCop
3 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.13%) Selenium
5 3 (9.68%) Moq
6 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 17 (54.84%) C# Developer
4 14 (45.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) .NET Framework
3 22 (70.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 22 (70.97%) HTML
4 19 (61.29%) CSS
5 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 17 (54.84%) Web Services
5 17 (54.84%) jQuery
6 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (32.26%) LINQ
8 4 (12.90%) HTML5
9 3 (9.68%) XML
9 3 (9.68%) XSLT
10 2 (6.45%) SOAP
10 2 (6.45%) RESTful
10 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
10 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) Build Automation
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) VB
4 3 (9.68%) VB6
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) VCP4