The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing WCF 32 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.44% 1.50% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 5.52% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
Average daily rate £313 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £335 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
272 163 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.73% 27.17% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 90 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 25
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Cambridgeshire region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Cambridgeshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +17 17 £300 - 9
Peterborough -19 9 £400 +14.28% 5
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 36 (97.30%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 28 (75.68%) MVC
4 27 (72.97%) .NET
5 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
6 16 (43.24%) CSS
7 14 (37.84%) Web Services
7 14 (37.84%) PHP
7 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 12 (32.43%) MySQL
9 11 (29.73%) HTML
10 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
11 9 (24.32%) REST
12 8 (21.62%) OO
13 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
13 7 (18.92%) jQuery
14 6 (16.22%) LINQ
14 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (16.22%) Windows
14 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
15 5 (13.51%) Oracle
15 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
15 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.51%) Games
15 5 (13.51%) HTML5
15 5 (13.51%) WPF
16 4 (10.81%) Online Betting
16 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
16 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) WiX
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 4 (10.81%) Online Betting
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Web Developer
3 15 (40.54%) .NET Developer
4 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
5 10 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Development Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) HTML
6 9 (24.32%) REST
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.92%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) LINQ
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (13.51%) HTML5
9 5 (13.51%) WPF
10 3 (8.11%) XHTML
10 3 (8.11%) XML
10 3 (8.11%) SOAP
10 3 (8.11%) CSS3
11 2 (5.41%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) RIA
1 3 (8.11%) Wiki
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) OO
3 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) OOD
4 3 (8.11%) SOA
4 3 (8.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) UML
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) PHP
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Delphi
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) XAML
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
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