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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 2.32% 4.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 6.49% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 10
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £358 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
195 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.86% 35.69% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 132
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 6 £315 -25.00% 5
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) WPF
3 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 10 (58.82%) WinForms
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Change Control
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) PhD
6 4 (23.53%) SCADA
6 4 (23.53%) Content Management
6 4 (23.53%) CMS
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) WPF Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# WCF Developer
5 5 (29.41%) WCF Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior WPF Developer
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) WPF
3 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 10 (58.82%) WinForms
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) MFC
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) STL
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
1 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Change Control
2 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Content Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) V-Model
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) VC++
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PhD
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle