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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.26% 2.51% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.89% 6.67% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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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
101 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 39.15% 37.69% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 38
Average daily rate £290 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 (92.86%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) MVC
2 25 (89.29%) .NET Framework
3 23 (82.14%) C#
3 23 (82.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
5 14 (50.00%) CSS
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (42.86%) jQuery
6 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (35.71%) TDD
8 10 (35.71%) Web Services
9 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 9 (32.14%) NUnit
9 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 9 (32.14%) Scrum
10 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (25.00%) Build Automation
11 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (21.43%) LINQ
12 6 (21.43%) StyleCop
13 5 (17.86%) DevOps
13 5 (17.86%) Selenium
14 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 3 (10.71%) SQL
15 3 (10.71%) VB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (32.14%) NUnit
3 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (21.43%) StyleCop
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) Moq
6 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) .NET Framework
3 23 (82.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
5 14 (50.00%) CSS
6 12 (42.86%) jQuery
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (21.43%) LINQ
11 3 (10.71%) HTML5
12 2 (7.14%) RESTful
12 2 (7.14%) SOAP
13 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
13 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) MVC
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 7 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) ETL
8 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree