The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.00% 1.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.35% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
WCF
West Midlands

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
98 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.82% 19.48% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 33
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £175 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) TDD
5 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (42.31%) Scrum
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (34.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (30.77%) NHibernate
9 8 (30.77%) WF
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (26.92%) NUnit
10 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 7 (26.92%) CSS
10 7 (26.92%) XSLT
10 7 (26.92%) HTML
10 7 (26.92%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) REST
11 6 (23.08%) BDD
11 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
11 6 (23.08%) Open Source
11 6 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (23.08%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) NUnit
1 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 5 (19.23%) NuGet
3 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
3 5 (19.23%) NCover
3 5 (19.23%) StyleCop
3 5 (19.23%) MSTest
3 5 (19.23%) NDepend
3 5 (19.23%) ReSharper
4 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.85%) Moq
6 1 (3.85%) NBehave
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Lead Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (34.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (30.77%) NHibernate
5 8 (30.77%) WF
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 7 (26.92%) XSLT
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) REST
7 6 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (19.23%) WPF
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.54%) Spring.NET
9 3 (11.54%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (11.54%) WinForms
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Open Source
1 6 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) CRM
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) ATDD
5 5 (19.23%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
6 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) AOP
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
9 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) CODA
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