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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.60% 1.69% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 8.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
82 59 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.93% 20.00% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 56
Average daily rate £320 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -33.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) WPF
6 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (20.00%) Spring.NET
8 3 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) NBehave
3 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (6.67%) Moq
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) Spring.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) WinForms
6 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (13.33%) LINQ
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) AOP
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) MVVM
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.67%) Ektron