The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.71% 0.66% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 1.85% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £315 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +41.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.71% 35.64% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 48
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Cambridge region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 21 (87.50%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) WPF
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (33.33%) WinForms
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Change Control
7 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) CMS
8 4 (16.67%) SCADA
8 4 (16.67%) Content Management
8 4 (16.67%) RESTful
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) DevExpress
9 3 (12.50%) High Availability
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.67%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (25.00%) WPF Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (16.67%) WCF Developer
6 3 (12.50%) ASP Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) WPF
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (33.33%) WinForms
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) UDDI
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) REST
8 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) SCADA
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) MVVM
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) DevExpress
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