The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.66% 0.52% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.23% 1.92% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 104 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.08% 26.94% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 96
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (77.78%) MVC
4 12 (66.67%) MySQL
5 11 (61.11%) .NET
6 10 (55.56%) Web Services
6 10 (55.56%) PHP
7 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (44.44%) REST
9 5 (27.78%) Games
9 5 (27.78%) CSS
9 5 (27.78%) HTML
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) WPF
10 4 (22.22%) LINQ
10 4 (22.22%) Online Betting
11 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (16.67%) HTML5
11 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 3 (16.67%) XML
12 2 (11.11%) SOAP
12 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.11%) Windows
12 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (11.11%) Ajax
12 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WiX
2 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) REST
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
6 4 (22.22%) LINQ
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.56%) jQuery
9 1 (5.56%) RESTful
9 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) RIA
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Scrum
2 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (5.56%) Android Development
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) PHP
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) XAML
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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