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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 28 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.56% 1.03% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.83% 3.33% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £414 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
317 180 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.28% 31.03% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 76 142
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 23
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough +12 20 £400 -5.88%
Cambridge +1 3 £463 +46.82% 5
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) C#
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 22 (53.66%) SQL
4 22 (53.66%) MVC
5 21 (51.22%) Finance
6 20 (48.78%) Oracle
7 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (43.90%) CSS
9 17 (41.46%) Windows
9 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
9 17 (41.46%) SOA
10 15 (36.59%) XHTML
10 15 (36.59%) TDD
10 15 (36.59%) jQuery
11 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
11 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
11 13 (31.71%) OOD
11 13 (31.71%) OO
11 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
11 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.95%) VB
12 9 (21.95%) Scrum
12 9 (21.95%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
13 8 (19.51%) Degree
13 8 (19.51%) Web Services
13 8 (19.51%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Tridion
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.44%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) OLAP
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
3 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
3 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) C# Developer
3 19 (46.34%) .NET Developer
4 15 (36.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.44%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 24 (58.54%) HTML
3 18 (43.90%) CSS
4 15 (36.59%) XHTML
4 15 (36.59%) jQuery
5 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
5 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (19.51%) Web Services
6 8 (19.51%) XML
7 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.20%) MSMQ
8 5 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (9.76%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) REST
10 3 (7.32%) SOAP
11 2 (4.88%) CSS3
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.44%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) MVC
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) SOA
4 15 (36.59%) TDD
5 13 (31.71%) OO
5 13 (31.71%) OOD
5 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.63%) System Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Use Case
9 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Content Management
10 2 (4.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft