The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 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 Derby 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 3.70% - 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £348 - £225
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 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 18.52% 18.46% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Derbyshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Derby

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Derby region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

WCF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) NServiceBus

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#