The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 1.59% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 4.30% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate
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£318 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +30.76%
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 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
WCF
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
226 279 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.70% 36.90% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 104 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 29
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 5 £233 - 9
Peterborough +10 3 £318 -25.29% 4
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (87.88%) C#
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
7 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (24.24%) HTML
7 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (24.24%) CSS
7 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
7 8 (24.24%) MSBuild
8 7 (21.21%) LINQ
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.15%) jQuery
10 5 (15.15%) JIRA
10 5 (15.15%) REST
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
10 5 (15.15%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Tridion
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (9.09%) CloudFront
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MSBuild
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) NUnit
2 5 (15.15%) CruiseControl
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.09%) WiX
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) C# Developer
3 13 (39.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) XML
5 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) LINQ
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.15%) REST
8 4 (12.12%) XHTML
9 3 (9.09%) UDDI
9 3 (9.09%) WPF
9 3 (9.09%) RESTful
9 3 (9.09%) COM
9 3 (9.09%) J2EE
9 3 (9.09%) CSS3
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Web Design
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) VB
5 3 (9.09%) XAML
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle