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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.62% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 0.81% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£233 - £318
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £324
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 £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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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
188 124 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.13% 34.07% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 49 84
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 16 (76.19%) MVC
4 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) MySQL
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (47.62%) REST
7 8 (38.10%) MSBuild
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
8 7 (33.33%) XML
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) LINQ
10 5 (23.81%) JIRA
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (23.81%) NUnit
10 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
10 5 (23.81%) Subversion
10 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
10 5 (23.81%) Java
10 5 (23.81%) PHP
10 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 4 (19.05%) WPF
12 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (14.29%) CloudFront
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MSBuild
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (14.29%) WiX
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Online Betting
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (47.62%) REST
5 7 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) LINQ
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.52%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) CSS3
10 1 (4.76%) jQuery
10 1 (4.76%) Ajax
10 1 (4.76%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft