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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 29 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.93% 1.92% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.01% 7.58% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 11
Average daily rate
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£318 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.43% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £244 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
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
362 409 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.07% 25.39% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 219 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 10 £315 +5.00% 11
Leicestershire -1 8 £350 +27.27% 6
Northamptonshire -2 4 £338 +42.10% 4
Derbyshire - 4 - - 7
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 84 (97.67%) C#
2 79 (91.86%) .NET
3 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
4 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
5 36 (41.86%) HTML
6 35 (40.70%) MVC
7 32 (37.21%) WPF
8 31 (36.05%) Web Services
9 30 (34.88%) CSS
10 27 (31.40%) XML
10 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
11 26 (30.23%) SQL
12 24 (27.91%) jQuery
12 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (23.26%) HTML5
14 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (18.60%) Ajax
15 16 (18.60%) OO
16 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
17 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
18 13 (15.12%) TDD
18 13 (15.12%) Windows
18 13 (15.12%) Oracle
18 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
18 13 (15.12%) CSS3
19 11 (12.79%) SOA
19 11 (12.79%) MVVM
20 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (10.47%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Line 500
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.30%) MSTest
2 8 (9.30%) NUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (2.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.16%) MSI
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (93.02%) Developer
2 38 (44.19%) .NET Developer
3 34 (39.53%) C# Developer
4 17 (19.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Programmer
9 3 (3.49%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.49%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (2.33%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 36 (41.86%) HTML
4 32 (37.21%) WPF
5 31 (36.05%) Web Services
6 30 (34.88%) CSS
7 27 (31.40%) XML
8 24 (27.91%) jQuery
9 20 (23.26%) HTML5
10 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (18.60%) Ajax
12 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
13 13 (15.12%) CSS3
14 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (6.98%) Silverlight
17 6 (6.98%) XSLT
17 6 (6.98%) SOAP
18 5 (5.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.33%) RIA
2 1 (1.16%) GIS
2 1 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) MVC
2 16 (18.60%) OO
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.12%) TDD
5 11 (12.79%) SOA
5 11 (12.79%) MVVM
6 7 (8.14%) Scrum
7 5 (5.81%) Web Development
8 4 (4.65%) Kanban
8 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.65%) Web Design
8 4 (4.65%) OOP
8 4 (4.65%) Pair Programming
8 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.49%) OOD
9 3 (3.49%) Validation
9 3 (3.49%) Workflow
9 3 (3.49%) UML
9 3 (3.49%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.49%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 84 (97.67%) C#
2 27 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.23%) SQL
4 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.49%) XAML
8 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) VC++
9 1 (1.16%) Java
9 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Telerik
4 1 (1.16%) Sage
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