The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 20 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.45% 2.40% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.97% 7.87% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 4
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
287 216 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.21% 30.55% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 106 103
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 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £25.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WCF
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 11 £325 - 9
Peterborough -2 3 £325 -7.14% 6
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (91.84%) C#
2 38 (77.55%) .NET
3 30 (61.22%) MVC
4 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
6 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.65%) MySQL
7 16 (32.65%) Web Services
7 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (28.57%) SQL
9 12 (24.49%) PHP
9 12 (24.49%) HTML
9 12 (24.49%) CSS
9 12 (24.49%) Windows
9 12 (24.49%) REST
10 11 (22.45%) LINQ
11 10 (20.41%) XML
11 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
12 8 (16.33%) MSBuild
12 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
12 8 (16.33%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (14.29%) HTML5
13 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (14.29%) jQuery
13 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
14 6 (12.24%) TDD
14 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (12.24%) WPF
14 6 (12.24%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.12%) CloudFront
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.65%) MySQL
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (16.33%) MSBuild
2 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.20%) NUnit
2 5 (10.20%) CruiseControl
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) WiX
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Online Betting
2 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) .NET Developer
2 16 (32.65%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Web Developer
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.65%) Web Services
3 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (24.49%) CSS
4 12 (24.49%) REST
4 12 (24.49%) HTML
5 11 (22.45%) LINQ
6 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
6 10 (20.41%) XML
7 7 (14.29%) jQuery
7 7 (14.29%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (12.24%) WPF
9 4 (8.16%) XHTML
9 4 (8.16%) CSS3
10 3 (6.12%) UDDI
10 3 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (6.12%) RESTful
10 3 (6.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) RIA
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 2 (4.08%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) MVC
2 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 6 (12.24%) TDD
4 4 (8.16%) Scrum
4 4 (8.16%) OO
4 4 (8.16%) OOD
5 3 (6.12%) SOA
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) High Availability
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.08%) Android Development
6 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) Data Security
7 1 (2.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) PHP
5 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.24%) Java
7 3 (6.12%) XAML
7 3 (6.12%) VB
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) Delphi
9 1 (2.04%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
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