The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 42 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.50% 3.63% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 15.05% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 93 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.33% 24.09% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 70 48
Median daily rate £500 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) NUnit
7 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
7 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
7 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) MSTest
7 4 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (30.77%) NServiceBus
7 4 (30.77%) SOLID
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
8 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
8 3 (23.08%) MSBuild

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (30.77%) NServiceBus
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSTest
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
1 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
1 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
2 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
2 3 (23.08%) NCover
2 3 (23.08%) NDepend
2 3 (23.08%) NuGet
2 3 (23.08%) StyleCop
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Azure Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (15.38%) OAuth
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) SAML
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) XSD
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
7 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (30.77%) SOLID
7 3 (23.08%) ATDD
7 3 (23.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) YAGNI
8 2 (15.38%) API Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
8 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
8 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 2 (15.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft