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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 81 32
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -49
Contract jobs citing WCF 33 15 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.11% 1.02% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 4.48% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 23
Average daily rate
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£345 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +0.68%
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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
323 335 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.64% 22.76% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 174 161
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 21 £375 +44.23% 7
Leicestershire +9 5 £300 +9.09% 8
Northamptonshire -12 1 £300 -25.00% 2
Derbyshire - 1 £275 - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (96.61%) C#
2 52 (88.14%) .NET
3 31 (52.54%) WPF
4 28 (47.46%) HTML
5 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
6 22 (37.29%) Web Services
7 21 (35.59%) SQL
8 20 (33.90%) Oracle
9 19 (32.20%) XML
10 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
11 16 (27.12%) MVC
11 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
11 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.73%) CSS
12 14 (23.73%) OO
12 14 (23.73%) MVVM
13 12 (20.34%) CRM
14 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
14 11 (18.64%) jQuery
15 10 (16.95%) OOP
16 9 (15.25%) UNIX
16 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
16 9 (15.25%) HTML5
17 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (13.56%) TDD
17 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
18 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
18 7 (11.86%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.78%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.69%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) Fiddler
2 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.08%) NUnit
4 2 (3.39%) MSTest
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) C# Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Architect
4 10 (16.95%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Designer
6 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) WPF Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Silverlight Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Designer
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) .NET
2 31 (52.54%) WPF
3 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
5 22 (37.29%) Web Services
6 19 (32.20%) XML
7 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
8 14 (23.73%) CSS
9 11 (18.64%) jQuery
10 9 (15.25%) HTML5
11 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (8.47%) Silverlight
12 5 (8.47%) CSS3
12 5 (8.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.47%) XSLT
12 5 (8.47%) XHTML
13 4 (6.78%) SOAP
13 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) UNIX
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) MVC
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) OO
2 14 (23.73%) MVVM
3 12 (20.34%) CRM
4 10 (16.95%) OOP
5 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) SOA
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Data Management
9 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.39%) Pair Programming
9 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.39%) Kanban
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.39%) Change Management
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
5 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.47%) XAML
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) VCP4
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Twitter
4 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.69%) Telerik
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Facebook
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