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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 75 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -37
Contract jobs citing WCF 42 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.70% 1.78% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.63% 7.20% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 29
Median daily rate £425 £308 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £258 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -42.48%
WCF
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
361 403 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.19% 24.71% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 249 221
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +14 27 £425 +11.11% 12
Leicestershire -1 10 £310 +3.33% 2
Northamptonshire +6 5 £525 - 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WCF.

1 66 (92.96%) C#
2 65 (91.55%) .NET
3 40 (56.34%) ASP.NET
4 38 (53.52%) SQL
5 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
6 36 (50.70%) HTML
7 31 (43.66%) WPF
8 25 (35.21%) Oracle
8 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
8 25 (35.21%) CSS
9 24 (33.80%) MVC
10 23 (32.39%) Web Services
11 15 (21.13%) PL/SQL
11 15 (21.13%) HTML5
12 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
12 14 (19.72%) Unix
13 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.31%) Retail
13 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
14 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (16.90%) CRM
14 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
14 12 (16.90%) XML
14 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
15 11 (15.49%) XHTML
15 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (15.49%) TDD
15 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database
16 10 (14.08%) Data Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.86%) CMS
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) DMZ
1 4 (5.63%) Extranet
1 4 (5.63%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) NUnit
3 3 (4.23%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (18.31%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Law
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.94%) C# Developer
4 15 (21.13%) Architect
4 15 (21.13%) WCF Developer
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Developer
6 13 (18.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (18.31%) C# WCF Developer
7 12 (16.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (15.49%) Designer
9 6 (8.45%) Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
12 3 (4.23%) Scrum Master
12 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (4.23%) Web Analyst
12 3 (4.23%) Web Support Analyst
12 3 (4.23%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (91.55%) .NET
2 40 (56.34%) ASP.NET
3 36 (50.70%) HTML
4 31 (43.66%) WPF
5 25 (35.21%) CSS
6 23 (32.39%) Web Services
7 15 (21.13%) HTML5
8 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
9 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
10 12 (16.90%) XML
11 11 (15.49%) XHTML
12 10 (14.08%) jQuery
13 8 (11.27%) CSS3
13 8 (11.27%) LINQ
13 8 (11.27%) REST
14 7 (9.86%) Entity Framework
14 7 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (7.04%) JSON
16 4 (5.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) MVC
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) CRM
3 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 10 (14.08%) Data Management
6 8 (11.27%) Web Development
7 7 (9.86%) MVVM
7 7 (9.86%) OO
8 6 (8.45%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.45%) SOLID
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL
9 5 (7.04%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.63%) SDLC
11 3 (4.23%) BDD
11 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.23%) DevOps
11 3 (4.23%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) C#
2 38 (53.52%) SQL
3 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.13%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.04%) VBScript
7 3 (4.23%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) F#
8 1 (1.41%) Haskell
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.41%) HNC
3 1 (1.41%) HND
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.23%) Twitter
5 2 (2.82%) OpenText
5 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
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