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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.50% 2.35% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 9.71% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £259 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
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
378 350 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.58% 24.15% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 182 178
Average daily rate £320 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 14 £444 +51.70% 11
Derbyshire -11 3 £370 - 2
Leicestershire -7 1 £273 +0.92% 4
Lincolnshire - 1 £300 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (91.53%) .NET
3 44 (74.58%) ASP.NET
4 38 (64.41%) JavaScript
5 37 (62.71%) HTML
6 36 (61.02%) WPF
7 30 (50.85%) SQL
8 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
9 22 (37.29%) CRM
10 21 (35.59%) MVC
11 20 (33.90%) Oracle
12 19 (32.20%) CSS
12 19 (32.20%) PL/SQL
12 19 (32.20%) UNIX
12 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (32.20%) Shell Script
12 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
12 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
13 16 (27.12%) Web Services
14 15 (25.42%) XML
15 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
16 11 (18.64%) MVVM
16 11 (18.64%) TDD
17 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (16.95%) jQuery
18 9 (15.25%) OO
19 8 (13.56%) WinForms
19 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
20 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database 10g
2 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) MSTest
3 2 (3.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) .NET Developer
3 19 (32.20%) Architect
4 17 (28.81%) C# Developer
5 13 (22.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (20.34%) Designer
7 10 (16.95%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Software Architect
8 6 (10.17%) Applications Architect
8 6 (10.17%) AWS Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Lead Architect
9 5 (8.47%) Lead Designer
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (5.08%) WPF Developer
12 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
13 1 (1.69%) Consultant
13 1 (1.69%) C# Software Developer
13 1 (1.69%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) .NET
2 44 (74.58%) ASP.NET
3 37 (62.71%) HTML
4 36 (61.02%) WPF
5 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
5 19 (32.20%) CSS
6 16 (27.12%) Web Services
7 15 (25.42%) XML
8 10 (16.95%) jQuery
8 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.56%) WinForms
10 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.78%) HTML5
11 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (6.78%) CSS3
11 4 (6.78%) LINQ
12 3 (5.08%) Ajax
12 3 (5.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) CRM
2 21 (35.59%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) MVVM
4 9 (15.25%) OO
5 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (10.17%) Data Management
6 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) BDD
9 2 (3.39%) SDLC
9 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.69%) Time Management
10 1 (1.69%) Kanban
10 1 (1.69%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (64.41%) JavaScript
3 30 (50.85%) SQL
4 19 (32.20%) Shell Script
4 19 (32.20%) PL/SQL
5 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VB6
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) OCP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
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