The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.38% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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 £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 42.07% 27.91% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 15
Average daily rate £425 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £606 £410
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 £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Croydon region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WF
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) MSTest
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft