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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.27% 3.21% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 13.43% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
70 67 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.89% 23.93% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.35 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) MVC
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
6 9 (50.00%) Web Services
7 8 (44.44%) Scrum
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) CSS
9 6 (33.33%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
10 5 (27.78%) XML
10 5 (27.78%) Web Development
10 5 (27.78%) jQuery
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (22.22%) WPF
11 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 4 (22.22%) Ajax
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 4 (22.22%) XSLT
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 4 (22.22%) CMS
12 3 (16.67%) SOLID

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Architect
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Architect
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Technical Architect
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Website Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (5.56%) C# Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (22.22%) WPF
7 4 (22.22%) XSLT
8 3 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) SOLID
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore