The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 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 Coventry 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.11% 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.51% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.80% 23.69% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 45
Average daily rate £325 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.63% -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Coventry region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 14 (82.35%) SQL
4 14 (82.35%) MVC
5 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
6 12 (70.59%) HTML
6 12 (70.59%) CSS
6 12 (70.59%) TDD
7 10 (58.82%) WPF
8 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
8 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
9 7 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (35.29%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (35.29%) NHibernate
10 6 (35.29%) Spring.NET
10 6 (35.29%) Windows
11 5 (29.41%) Oracle
11 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 4 (23.53%) AOP
12 4 (23.53%) LINQ
12 4 (23.53%) Web Services
12 4 (23.53%) XML
12 4 (23.53%) OOP
12 4 (23.53%) WinForms
13 3 (17.65%) CMS
13 3 (17.65%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) NBehave
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (5.88%) Consultant
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) WPF
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (35.29%) Spring.NET
7 6 (35.29%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (35.29%) NHibernate
8 4 (23.53%) WinForms
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) LINQ
9 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) XHTML
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (23.53%) AOP
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) MVVM
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Ektron
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore