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 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.46% 2.48% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 7.45% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +33.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
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
292 255 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.23% 33.33% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 115 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £20.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 August 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 August 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 -4 9 £233 - 11
Peterborough +2 3 £318 -9.28% 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 42 (91.30%) C#
2 36 (78.26%) .NET
3 28 (60.87%) MVC
4 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
5 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
6 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
7 16 (34.78%) Web Services
7 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (30.43%) CSS
8 14 (30.43%) HTML
8 14 (30.43%) SQL
9 13 (28.26%) MySQL
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
10 11 (23.91%) REST
11 10 (21.74%) LINQ
11 10 (21.74%) XML
12 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.39%) jQuery
13 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
13 8 (17.39%) HTML5
13 8 (17.39%) MSBuild
13 8 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (17.39%) PHP
14 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
15 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (13.04%) Oracle
16 5 (10.87%) Java

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Tridion
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.52%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MSBuild
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.87%) NUnit
3 5 (10.87%) JIRA
3 5 (10.87%) CruiseControl
3 5 (10.87%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) WiX
4 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Online Betting
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) C# Developer
3 15 (32.61%) .NET Developer
4 14 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) Web Developer
6 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
9 3 (6.52%) Development Project Manager
9 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.78%) Web Services
3 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (30.43%) CSS
4 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 11 (23.91%) REST
6 10 (21.74%) LINQ
6 10 (21.74%) XML
7 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.39%) jQuery
8 8 (17.39%) HTML5
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (10.87%) XHTML
10 5 (10.87%) CSS3
11 4 (8.70%) WPF
12 3 (6.52%) UDDI
12 3 (6.52%) J2EE
12 3 (6.52%) COM
12 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 2 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
3 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) OOD
5 3 (6.52%) SOA
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (6.52%) High Availability
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) Content Management
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 2 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) Java
6 3 (6.52%) XAML
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
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