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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.95% 2.49% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.82% 6.87% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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
272 291 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.46% 36.19% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 167 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Average hourly rate £9.50 £39.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.94% +12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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 13 £438 +34.61% 8
Peterborough +7 7 £375 +15.38% 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 39 (88.64%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) .NET
3 23 (52.27%) MVC
4 21 (47.73%) XML
5 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
5 17 (38.64%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) .NET Framework
6 16 (36.36%) WPF
6 16 (36.36%) Scrum
6 16 (36.36%) SQL
7 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
8 14 (31.82%) SOAP
8 14 (31.82%) Web Services
9 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) TDD
11 9 (20.45%) Banking
11 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
11 9 (20.45%) jQuery
11 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
11 9 (20.45%) Time Management
12 8 (18.18%) MVVM
12 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (18.18%) NUnit
12 8 (18.18%) Finance
12 8 (18.18%) CSS
12 8 (18.18%) ADO.NET
12 8 (18.18%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 17 (38.64%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) GSM
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) NUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) ANTLR
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
5 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 9 (20.45%) Banking
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) WPF Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) XML
3 17 (38.64%) .NET Framework
4 16 (36.36%) WPF
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.82%) SOAP
6 14 (31.82%) Web Services
7 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (22.73%) HTML
9 9 (20.45%) jQuery
9 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
10 8 (18.18%) CSS
10 8 (18.18%) ADO.NET
11 7 (15.91%) LINQ
12 6 (13.64%) WF
12 6 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (9.09%) MSMQ
14 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (4.55%) HTML5
15 2 (4.55%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) MVC
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) TDD
4 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Time Management
5 8 (18.18%) MVVM
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.36%) UML
7 5 (11.36%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) API Development
9 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.55%) High Availability
9 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 2 (4.55%) OOD
10 1 (2.27%) SOA
10 1 (2.27%) Migration
10 1 (2.27%) CRM
10 1 (2.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Pascal
4 6 (13.64%) Delphi
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
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