The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 36 65
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +29
Contract jobs citing WCF 26 57 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.65% 3.91% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 15.45% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £257 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 369 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.19% 25.33% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 198 150
Average daily rate £305 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 11
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WCF
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -16 10 £438 +34.61% 7
Leicestershire -5 7 £300 +11.11% 2
Derbyshire -8 2 £373 - 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 61 (100.00%) C#
2 55 (90.16%) .NET
3 43 (70.49%) ASP.NET
4 41 (67.21%) WPF
5 37 (60.66%) HTML
5 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
6 34 (55.74%) SQL
7 25 (40.98%) CRM
8 24 (39.34%) Oracle
9 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
10 22 (36.07%) UNIX
10 22 (36.07%) Shell Script
11 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 21 (34.43%) PL/SQL
11 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database
12 19 (31.15%) .NET Framework
12 19 (31.15%) MVC
13 18 (29.51%) Web Services
14 16 (26.23%) CSS
15 15 (24.59%) XML
16 11 (18.03%) MVVM
16 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
17 10 (16.39%) TDD
18 9 (14.75%) OO
19 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
19 8 (13.11%) WinForms
19 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
20 7 (11.48%) Data Management
20 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (34.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) MSTest
3 2 (3.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Architect
3 18 (29.51%) C# Developer
4 17 (27.87%) .NET Developer
5 15 (24.59%) Designer
6 13 (21.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) AWS Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Lead Designer
8 6 (9.84%) Software Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Lead Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Applications Architect
9 5 (8.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.56%) WPF Developer
10 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Web Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) .NET
2 43 (70.49%) ASP.NET
3 41 (67.21%) WPF
4 37 (60.66%) HTML
5 19 (31.15%) .NET Framework
6 18 (29.51%) Web Services
7 16 (26.23%) CSS
8 15 (24.59%) XML
9 8 (13.11%) WinForms
10 7 (11.48%) jQuery
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.20%) HTML5
11 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
12 4 (6.56%) CSS3
12 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (6.56%) LINQ
13 3 (4.92%) Ajax
13 3 (4.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
1 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) CRM
2 19 (31.15%) MVC
3 11 (18.03%) MVVM
4 10 (16.39%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.48%) Data Management
8 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.28%) Change Management
11 2 (3.28%) ITIL
11 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Scrum
11 2 (3.28%) BDD
11 2 (3.28%) SDLC
12 1 (1.64%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 34 (55.74%) SQL
4 22 (36.07%) Shell Script
5 21 (34.43%) PL/SQL
6 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) VBScript
8 2 (3.28%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.64%) VB6
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) OCP
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Facebook
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
3 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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