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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.84% 2.39% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 7.14% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Median daily rate £394 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £520 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
137 168 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.27% 33.40% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 127 121
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £9.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.36% -78.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PhD
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) MSTest
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (27.27%) WPF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) WCF Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) MFC
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) STL
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) VC++
5 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PhD
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
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