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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 36 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.05% 3.33% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 11.82% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 14
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.27%
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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
435 440 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.74% 28.17% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 254 176
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Leicestershire +13 15 £300 +3.44% 6
Nottinghamshire -7 14 £363 -0.68% 9
Derbyshire -3 3 £330 -5.03% 4
Northamptonshire -25 1 - - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (98.39%) C#
2 57 (91.94%) .NET
3 38 (61.29%) HTML
3 38 (61.29%) ASP.NET
4 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
4 35 (56.45%) WPF
5 31 (50.00%) SQL
6 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
7 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
8 22 (35.48%) Oracle
8 22 (35.48%) Web Services
9 20 (32.26%) MVC
10 19 (30.65%) CSS
11 18 (29.03%) CRM
12 16 (25.81%) XML
13 15 (24.19%) UNIX
13 15 (24.19%) Shell Script
13 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
14 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
15 12 (19.35%) OO
16 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
17 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
17 9 (14.52%) MVVM
17 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (14.52%) jQuery
17 9 (14.52%) TDD
18 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Fiddler
3 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.23%) MSTest
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) C# Developer
3 18 (29.03%) .NET Developer
4 15 (24.19%) Architect
5 14 (22.58%) Designer
5 14 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) AWS Architect
7 8 (12.90%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Lead Architect
9 4 (6.45%) WPF Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Lead Designer
10 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Developer
11 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Web Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (91.94%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) HTML
2 38 (61.29%) ASP.NET
3 35 (56.45%) WPF
4 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
5 22 (35.48%) Web Services
6 19 (30.65%) CSS
7 16 (25.81%) XML
8 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (14.52%) jQuery
9 6 (9.68%) Entity Framework
9 6 (9.68%) WinForms
10 5 (8.06%) XHTML
10 5 (8.06%) HTML5
10 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.45%) REST
11 4 (6.45%) CSS3
11 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
1 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) UNIX
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) MVC
2 18 (29.03%) CRM
3 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) OO
5 9 (14.52%) MVVM
5 9 (14.52%) TDD
6 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.06%) Data Management
7 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) OOP
8 3 (4.84%) SOA
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) Scrum
8 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.84%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) C#
2 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
3 31 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) Shell Script
5 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
6 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Java
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £370 per day + £370 / Day
Posted: 5 days ago