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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 28 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.70% 1.75% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 6.75% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 13
Median daily rate £350 £313 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
490 415 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.75% 25.94% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 253 210
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+493.75% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -5 21 £340 -15.00% 7
Leicestershire +3 4 £400 +28.00% 5
Lincolnshire -10 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 71 (95.95%) .NET
2 65 (87.84%) C#
3 43 (58.11%) JavaScript
4 35 (47.30%) ASP.NET
5 32 (43.24%) SQL
6 31 (41.89%) HTML
6 31 (41.89%) Oracle
6 31 (41.89%) Web Services
6 31 (41.89%) WPF
7 24 (32.43%) .NET Framework
8 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 22 (29.73%) MVC
9 21 (28.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (22.97%) PL/SQL
11 16 (21.62%) XML
11 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 16 (21.62%) Entity Framework
12 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
12 14 (18.92%) Unix
12 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.22%) TDD
13 12 (16.22%) CSS
13 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
14 11 (14.86%) CRM
14 11 (14.86%) JSON
15 10 (13.51%) Degree
15 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (12.16%) Windows
16 9 (12.16%) ITIL

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 (9.46%) CMS
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) DMZ
1 4 (5.41%) Extranet
1 4 (5.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) DTS
5 2 (2.70%) GIS
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.81%) MSTest
3 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.41%) NUnit
5 3 (4.05%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Architect
5 11 (14.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) WCF Developer
7 9 (12.16%) C# WCF Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Designer
8 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
12 3 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (95.95%) .NET
2 35 (47.30%) ASP.NET
3 31 (41.89%) HTML
3 31 (41.89%) Web Services
3 31 (41.89%) WPF
4 24 (32.43%) .NET Framework
5 16 (21.62%) Entity Framework
5 16 (21.62%) XML
6 12 (16.22%) CSS
7 11 (14.86%) JSON
8 9 (12.16%) jQuery
9 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.81%) HTML5
9 8 (10.81%) LINQ
9 8 (10.81%) REST
10 7 (9.46%) SOAP
11 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.76%) RESTful
11 5 (6.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Unix
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) MVC
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) TDD
4 11 (14.86%) CRM
5 9 (12.16%) Data Management
5 9 (12.16%) ITIL
5 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.81%) MVVM
7 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.11%) OO
8 6 (8.11%) SDLC
8 6 (8.11%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) Change Management
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.41%) BDD
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.41%) Scrum
10 4 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 65 (87.84%) C#
2 43 (58.11%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.24%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.76%) Java
7 5 (6.76%) VBScript
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) XAML
9 1 (1.35%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) HNC
2 4 (5.41%) HND
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Oracle
2 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.05%) Twitter
5 2 (2.70%) OpenText
5 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.35%) Apigee
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
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