The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.15% 1.93% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 5.91% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 25
Median daily rate £288 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £467 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
204 186 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.49% 32.57% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 161
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 12 £288 -26.75% 3
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) WPF
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) Electronics
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium
8 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) JMeter
2 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) .NET Developer
3 15 (68.18%) C# Developer
4 14 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) WCF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.09%) WinForms
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Dojo
7 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) SCADA
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) SOLID
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) XAML
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Siemens
2 1 (4.55%) Xamarin