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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.33% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 0.79% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£233 - £311
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 126 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.14% 34.43% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 45 69
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 29
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (73.33%) MVC
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) MSBuild
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) MySQL
8 6 (40.00%) Web Services
8 6 (40.00%) XML
8 6 (40.00%) REST
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (33.33%) Windows
9 5 (33.33%) Java
9 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 5 (33.33%) CruiseControl
9 5 (33.33%) Subversion
9 5 (33.33%) NUnit
9 5 (33.33%) JIRA
9 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (33.33%) LINQ
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (26.67%) TDD
10 4 (26.67%) SQL
11 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (20.00%) Migration
11 3 (20.00%) Scrum
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (20.00%) CloudFront
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MSBuild
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) WiX
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) LINQ
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) XAML
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft