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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 41 75
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Contract jobs citing WCF 29 58 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.76% 3.87% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.21% 14.11% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £38.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-42.48% -7.83%
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
402 411 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.44% 27.45% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 218 154
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 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 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire +3 12 £300 +11.11% 3
Nottinghamshire -19 11 £450 +28.11% 11
Derbyshire -6 1 £370 - 5
Northamptonshire -16 1 - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
4 38 (62.30%) HTML
5 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
5 37 (60.66%) WPF
6 32 (52.46%) SQL
7 23 (37.70%) Oracle
7 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
7 23 (37.70%) CRM
8 20 (32.79%) UNIX
8 20 (32.79%) Web Services
8 20 (32.79%) Shell Script
8 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
9 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (31.15%) MVC
9 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (31.15%) PL/SQL
9 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database
10 16 (26.23%) CSS
11 15 (24.59%) XML
12 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
13 10 (16.39%) MVVM
14 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.11%) TDD
14 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
14 8 (13.11%) OO
15 7 (11.48%) Data Management
15 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (11.48%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
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 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (31.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (31.15%) 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 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.28%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Toad
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) Architect
3 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
3 18 (29.51%) C# Developer
4 16 (26.23%) Designer
5 14 (22.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.75%) AWS Architect
7 8 (13.11%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Lead Designer
8 6 (9.84%) Lead 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 3 (4.92%) Applications Architect
11 3 (4.92%) Software Architect
12 2 (3.28%) Analyst
12 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Web Analyst
12 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) .NET
2 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
3 38 (62.30%) HTML
4 37 (60.66%) WPF
5 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
5 20 (32.79%) Web Services
6 16 (26.23%) CSS
7 15 (24.59%) XML
8 7 (11.48%) jQuery
8 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (9.84%) WinForms
10 5 (8.20%) HTML5
10 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (6.56%) CSS3
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.92%) REST
12 3 (4.92%) LINQ
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 20 (32.79%) UNIX
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) CRM
2 19 (31.15%) MVC
3 10 (16.39%) MVVM
4 8 (13.11%) OO
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) Change Management
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) SDLC
9 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.64%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.64%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
4 20 (32.79%) Shell Script
5 19 (31.15%) PL/SQL
6 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) VB
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
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 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.64%) Facebook
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
3 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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