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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.25% 1.67% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.82% 4.37% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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£458 £233 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
194 183 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.27% 38.20% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 128 48
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 - £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) MVC
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) WPF
6 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Time Management
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) Banking
6 10 (38.46%) XML
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
8 8 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (30.77%) ADO.NET
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) LINQ
9 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 6 (23.08%) WF
11 5 (19.23%) UML
12 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
12 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
12 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
12 4 (15.38%) Mobile Banking

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) GSM
1 1 (3.85%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) ANTLR
General
1 10 (38.46%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (42.31%) WPF
4 10 (38.46%) XML
5 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
6 8 (30.77%) ADO.NET
7 7 (26.92%) LINQ
8 6 (23.08%) WF
9 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
9 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
10 3 (11.54%) SOAP
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 2 (7.69%) RESTful
11 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (7.69%) CSS
11 2 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (7.69%) REST
12 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Time Management
4 8 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) UML
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) MVVM
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) API Design
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.85%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Delphi
5 1 (3.85%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Rackspace