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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 67 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Contract jobs citing WCF 46 27 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.97% 1.73% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.53% 6.43% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 24
Median daily rate £368 £333 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £286 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
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
367 420 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.72% 26.89% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 266 201
Median daily rate £350 £310 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +13 29 £425 -2.85% 10
Leicestershire +8 10 £310 +3.33% 3
Northamptonshire - 7 £475 - 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WCF.

1 65 (94.20%) C#
2 64 (92.75%) .NET
3 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
4 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 34 (49.28%) HTML
6 32 (46.38%) SQL
7 27 (39.13%) WPF
8 26 (37.68%) MVC
9 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
10 24 (34.78%) Oracle
10 24 (34.78%) Web Services
11 21 (30.43%) CSS
12 17 (24.64%) .NET Framework
13 14 (20.29%) Unix
14 13 (18.84%) XML
14 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
14 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
14 13 (18.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (18.84%) HTML5
15 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
15 12 (17.39%) CRM
15 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
15 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (15.94%) TDD
16 11 (15.94%) Retail
16 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
17 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.49%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) DMZ
1 4 (5.80%) Extranet
1 4 (5.80%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) DTS
6 2 (2.90%) GIS
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) MSTest
3 3 (4.35%) NUnit
3 3 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (15.94%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
3 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 19 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 15 (21.74%) WCF Developer
5 13 (18.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.84%) C# WCF Developer
6 12 (17.39%) Architect
6 12 (17.39%) SQL Developer
7 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (15.94%) Designer
8 6 (8.70%) Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Web Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Web Support Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
3 34 (49.28%) HTML
4 27 (39.13%) WPF
5 24 (34.78%) Web Services
6 21 (30.43%) CSS
7 17 (24.64%) .NET Framework
8 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.84%) HTML5
8 13 (18.84%) XML
9 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
10 10 (14.49%) jQuery
11 9 (13.04%) XHTML
12 8 (11.59%) JSON
12 8 (11.59%) LINQ
13 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (8.70%) CSS3
14 6 (8.70%) REST
15 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Unix
2 5 (7.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) MVC
2 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) CRM
3 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 10 (14.49%) Data Management
4 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.59%) MVVM
6 7 (10.14%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) Web Development
7 5 (7.25%) Front End Development
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL
8 4 (5.80%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps
8 4 (5.80%) SDLC
8 4 (5.80%) SOLID
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.35%) Scrum
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (94.20%) C#
2 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 32 (46.38%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
5 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) VBScript
7 4 (5.80%) Java
8 3 (4.35%) Perl
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) F#
10 1 (1.45%) Haskell
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) Python
10 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.45%) HNC
3 1 (1.45%) HND
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.35%) Twitter
5 2 (2.90%) OpenText
5 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
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