The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.48% 2.99% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 7.87% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £288 £393 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% -15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £467 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
114 127 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.04% 38.02% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 71
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for WCF.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Selenium
8 3 (18.75%) WPF
8 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) SAP
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) Electronics
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) SOLID

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (75.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (68.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) WCF Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 2 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) SOLID
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (12.50%) MVVM
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) XAML
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Siemens