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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.10% 1.79% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 7.25% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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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
77 69 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 29.84% 24.73% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 14
Average daily rate £364 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 January 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (52.00%) C#
5 12 (48.00%) Java
5 12 (48.00%) Web Services
5 12 (48.00%) Python
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) Ruby
5 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) WF
7 8 (32.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) Kanban
8 7 (28.00%) XSLT
9 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (24.00%) CRM
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
10 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (20.00%) NCover
10 5 (20.00%) StyleCop
10 5 (20.00%) MSTest
10 5 (20.00%) NDepend

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (52.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) NCover
2 5 (20.00%) StyleCop
2 5 (20.00%) MSTest
2 5 (20.00%) NDepend
2 5 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (20.00%) NuGet
2 5 (20.00%) NUnit
2 5 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
2 12 (48.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) WF
3 8 (32.00%) REST
4 7 (28.00%) XSLT
5 5 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) Kanban
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) ATDD
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 5 (20.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) CODA
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