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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.17% 2.66% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 6.75% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Median daily rate £288 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £413 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £480 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £351
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
87 163 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.00% 39.37% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 101 89
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 18 (94.74%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) SOLID
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Electronics

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 3 (15.79%) Electronics
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
4 11 (57.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) WCF Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
6 2 (10.53%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) SOLID
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
4 2 (10.53%) MVVM
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) XAML
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Siemens
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