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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.27% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.05% 4.52% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+82.29% -20.00%
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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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
383 442 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.62% 28.12% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 243 172
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +10 17 £325 +8.33% 10
Derbyshire - 7 £400 - 3
Leicestershire - - - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 54 (96.43%) C#
2 52 (92.86%) .NET
3 28 (50.00%) WPF
4 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (39.29%) Web Services
6 21 (37.50%) MVC
7 19 (33.93%) XML
7 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
7 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (32.14%) HTML
9 16 (28.57%) SQL
10 14 (25.00%) Oracle
10 14 (25.00%) CSS
10 14 (25.00%) MVVM
11 13 (23.21%) OO
12 12 (21.43%) HTML5
12 12 (21.43%) jQuery
13 11 (19.64%) OOP
14 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
14 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 10 (17.86%) Silverlight
15 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (16.07%) TDD
16 8 (14.29%) XAML
16 8 (14.29%) XSLT
16 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
16 8 (14.29%) Ajax
17 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.14%) NUnit
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.14%) MSTest
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) C# Developer
3 18 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Architect
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (92.86%) .NET
2 28 (50.00%) WPF
3 22 (39.29%) Web Services
4 19 (33.93%) XML
4 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
5 18 (32.14%) HTML
6 14 (25.00%) CSS
7 12 (21.43%) jQuery
7 12 (21.43%) HTML5
8 10 (17.86%) Silverlight
9 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (14.29%) Ajax
10 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 8 (14.29%) XSLT
11 6 (10.71%) XSD
11 6 (10.71%) CSS3
12 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) MVC
3 14 (25.00%) MVVM
4 13 (23.21%) OO
5 11 (19.64%) OOP
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 5 (8.93%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.36%) UML
9 3 (5.36%) CRM
9 3 (5.36%) Workflow
10 2 (3.57%) Validation
10 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.57%) Kanban
11 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.79%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.79%) Time Management
11 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) XAML
5 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Telerik
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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