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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 78 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -41
Contract jobs citing WCF 26 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.83% 1.07% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.75% 4.56% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 19
Average daily rate
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£373 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £358 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
297 351 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.90% 23.49% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 198 165
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 45
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £22.26 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 17 £340 +13.33% 10
Derbyshire - 4 £425 - 7
Leicestershire +9 1 £250 -9.09% 4
Northamptonshire - - - - 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 53 (96.36%) C#
2 50 (90.91%) .NET
3 27 (49.09%) WPF
4 24 (43.64%) HTML
5 21 (38.18%) XML
6 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 20 (36.36%) Oracle
7 19 (34.55%) SQL
7 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
8 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.45%) MVC
10 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.64%) MVVM
12 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
12 12 (21.82%) OOP
12 12 (21.82%) OO
13 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 10 (18.18%) CSS
15 8 (14.55%) XSLT
15 8 (14.55%) Windows
15 8 (14.55%) CRM
15 8 (14.55%) jQuery
16 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (12.73%) HTML5
16 7 (12.73%) TDD
17 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
17 6 (10.91%) SOA
17 6 (10.91%) UNIX
17 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (7.27%) IIS
1 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.64%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.27%) Fiddler
3 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Designer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Silverlight Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Designer
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.64%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.64%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 27 (49.09%) WPF
3 24 (43.64%) HTML
4 21 (38.18%) XML
5 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 8 (14.55%) XSLT
9 8 (14.55%) jQuery
10 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 6 (10.91%) XSD
12 5 (9.09%) XHTML
12 5 (9.09%) Ajax
12 5 (9.09%) Silverlight
12 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) MVC
3 13 (23.64%) MVVM
4 12 (21.82%) OOP
4 12 (21.82%) OO
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
6 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) Data Management
10 2 (3.64%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.64%) Workflow
10 2 (3.64%) Validation
10 2 (3.64%) Kanban
10 2 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.82%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (1.82%) Change Management
11 1 (1.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (96.36%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.09%) XAML
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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