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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.76% 2.74% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 11.54% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £268 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £401 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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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
90 78 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 26.47% 23.71% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 13
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) EDI
7 2 (14.29%) JMS
7 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (71.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) EDI
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (7.14%) Spring.NET
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) AOP
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle