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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.31% 1.88% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 5.06% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +1.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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
89 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 38.86% 37.09% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 46
Average daily rate £200 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.58 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014, 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 22 (91.67%) .NET
1 22 (91.67%) MVC
2 19 (79.17%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Framework
3 18 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) TDD
6 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (41.67%) NUnit
7 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 10 (41.67%) CSS
7 10 (41.67%) Web Services
8 9 (37.50%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) StyleCop
10 7 (29.17%) LINQ
10 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
10 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
10 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.83%) Selenium
11 5 (20.83%) DevOps
12 4 (16.67%) Finance
13 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 3 (12.50%) VB
13 3 (12.50%) VB6

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (41.67%) NUnit
3 7 (29.17%) StyleCop
3 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 3 (12.50%) Moq
6 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Framework
3 18 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (29.17%) LINQ
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (8.33%) WinForms
9 2 (8.33%) WPF
10 1 (4.17%) SOAP
10 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Build Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree