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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 30 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.86% 1.81% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 7.30% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £321 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
444 370 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.54% 24.75% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 208 220
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 14
Average hourly rate £8.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 14 £400 +26.98% 6
Leicestershire -3 5 £313 -13.79% 5
Derbyshire -3 2 £300 - 3
Northamptonshire -5 2 £370 +9.62% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £300 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (98.31%) C#
2 55 (93.22%) .NET
3 40 (67.80%) HTML
3 40 (67.80%) JavaScript
4 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
5 33 (55.93%) SQL
6 29 (49.15%) WPF
7 24 (40.68%) CSS
7 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
8 23 (38.98%) MVC
9 18 (30.51%) CRM
9 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
10 17 (28.81%) Oracle
11 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
11 16 (27.12%) UNIX
11 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
11 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
12 15 (25.42%) jQuery
13 14 (23.73%) Web Services
13 14 (23.73%) VB.NET
14 12 (20.34%) XML
15 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (15.25%) MVVM
16 9 (15.25%) TDD
17 8 (13.56%) HTML5
17 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
17 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
18 7 (11.86%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database 10g
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) MSTest
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Toad
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Architect
4 14 (23.73%) C# Developer
5 11 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (15.25%) Designer
8 6 (10.17%) Applications Architect
8 6 (10.17%) Software Architect
9 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Lead Designer
9 4 (6.78%) Lead Architect
9 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
10 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.39%) WPF Developer
11 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
12 1 (1.69%) Cloud Developer
12 1 (1.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (93.22%) .NET
2 40 (67.80%) HTML
3 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
4 29 (49.15%) WPF
5 24 (40.68%) CSS
6 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.42%) jQuery
8 14 (23.73%) Web Services
9 12 (20.34%) XML
10 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (13.56%) HTML5
11 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (11.86%) Entity Framework
12 7 (11.86%) CSS3
12 7 (11.86%) WinForms
13 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 3 (5.08%) LINQ
15 3 (5.08%) Ajax
16 2 (3.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (1.69%) User Experience
1 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) MVC
2 18 (30.51%) CRM
3 9 (15.25%) TDD
3 9 (15.25%) MVVM
4 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.86%) OO
5 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Data Management
6 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.08%) BDD
9 2 (3.39%) Scrum
10 1 (1.69%) OOP
10 1 (1.69%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Web Development
10 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.69%) OOD
10 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) C#
2 40 (67.80%) JavaScript
3 33 (55.93%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
4 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
5 14 (23.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) OCP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
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