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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 84 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 0.94% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.65% 3.51% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
361 427 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.92% 26.86% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 234 173
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 43
Average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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
Nottinghamshire +7 15 £325 +8.33% 6
Derbyshire - 6 £400 - 4
Leicestershire - - - - 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 49 (96.08%) C#
2 48 (94.12%) .NET
3 23 (45.10%) WPF
4 20 (39.22%) MVC
4 20 (39.22%) HTML
5 19 (37.25%) SQL
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
5 19 (37.25%) Web Services
5 19 (37.25%) XML
6 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Oracle
8 14 (27.45%) MVVM
8 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
8 14 (27.45%) CSS
9 12 (23.53%) OOP
9 12 (23.53%) jQuery
10 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
10 11 (21.57%) OO
10 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
11 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (19.61%) HTML5
12 9 (17.65%) Silverlight
12 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
13 8 (15.69%) XSLT
13 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.69%) TDD
13 8 (15.69%) XAML
14 7 (13.73%) Windows
14 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
14 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) NServiceBus
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.88%) NUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.92%) MSTest
5 2 (3.92%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) C# Developer
3 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Architect
7 2 (3.92%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (94.12%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) WPF
3 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
4 19 (37.25%) Web Services
4 19 (37.25%) XML
5 14 (27.45%) CSS
6 12 (23.53%) jQuery
7 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
8 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (19.61%) HTML5
9 9 (17.65%) Silverlight
10 8 (15.69%) XSLT
11 6 (11.76%) Ajax
11 6 (11.76%) XSD
12 5 (9.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) MVVM
4 12 (23.53%) OOP
5 11 (21.57%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) TDD
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
8 3 (5.88%) UML
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.92%) Kanban
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Validation
9 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.96%) Content Management
10 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) XAML
5 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Telerik
4 2 (3.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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