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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.99% 3.72% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 10.00% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £465 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
81 180 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.73% 37.19% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 111 111
Median daily rate £388 £365 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -23.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
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 30 September 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SCADA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVVM
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle