The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Coventry region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.09% 0.87% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 5.26% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £338 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £368 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 25.00% 16.52% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 12 22
Average daily rate £325 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +82.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
West Midlands

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
7 5 (38.46%) WPF
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
9 3 (23.08%) OOP
9 3 (23.08%) CMS
9 3 (23.08%) SOAP
9 3 (23.08%) XML
9 3 (23.08%) XHTML
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) CRM
9 3 (23.08%) SOA
9 3 (23.08%) jQuery
9 3 (23.08%) LINQ
9 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (23.08%) HTML5
9 3 (23.08%) Spring.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) XHTML
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) LINQ
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Spring.NET
6 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
6 3 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (23.08%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) AOP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Ektron
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore