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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.02% 1.82% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 8.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
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 £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
96 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.43% 21.09% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 55
Average daily rate £325 £269 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £309 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.25 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.43%
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 9 (75.00%) TDD
5 8 (66.67%) HTML
5 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) CSS
6 7 (58.33%) WPF
6 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (41.67%) Spring.NET
8 5 (41.67%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
9 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (33.33%) Windows
10 3 (25.00%) OOP
10 3 (25.00%) Oracle
10 3 (25.00%) Scrum
10 3 (25.00%) WinForms
10 3 (25.00%) BDD
10 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (25.00%) AOP
10 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) NBehave
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (58.33%) WPF
5 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
6 5 (41.67%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (41.67%) Spring.NET
7 3 (25.00%) WinForms
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (16.67%) LINQ
9 1 (8.33%) jQuery
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) AOP
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Ektron