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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.22% 4.58% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 12.00% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
72 100 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 26.67% 38.17% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 24
Average daily rate £275 £250 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £356 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) VB
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) OOP
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) VB6
7 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) LINQ
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) StyleCop
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) XSLT
7 2 (18.18%) WinForms
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ
8 1 (9.09%) CSS3
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix