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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 71 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing WCF 35 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.07% 1.48% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.97% 5.88% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 18
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£343 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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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
351 374 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.72% 25.10% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 204 169
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +1 17 £400 -3.61% 7
Leicestershire +9 10 £313 +7.75% 4
Derbyshire +3 2 £303 -12.94% 5
Northamptonshire -13 2 £300 - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 60 (96.77%) C#
2 55 (88.71%) .NET
3 33 (53.23%) HTML
3 33 (53.23%) WPF
4 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET
5 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
6 24 (38.71%) SQL
7 23 (37.10%) Web Services
8 22 (35.48%) Oracle
9 20 (32.26%) XML
10 18 (29.03%) MVC
10 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
11 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (27.42%) CRM
11 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
12 16 (25.81%) CSS
13 13 (20.97%) OO
13 13 (20.97%) PL/SQL
14 12 (19.35%) UNIX
14 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
14 12 (19.35%) jQuery
14 12 (19.35%) MVVM
15 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
16 9 (14.52%) TDD
16 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (14.52%) HTML5
17 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (11.29%) OOP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (6.45%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Fiddler
2 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) C# Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 12 (19.35%) Designer
4 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.90%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.45%) WPF Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.84%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (88.71%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) HTML
2 33 (53.23%) WPF
3 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET
4 23 (37.10%) Web Services
5 20 (32.26%) XML
6 18 (29.03%) .NET Framework
7 16 (25.81%) CSS
8 12 (19.35%) jQuery
9 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.52%) HTML5
10 6 (9.68%) Entity Framework
10 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.06%) CSS3
11 5 (8.06%) XHTML
12 4 (6.45%) SOAP
12 4 (6.45%) XSLT
12 4 (6.45%) REST
13 3 (4.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
1 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
1 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) UNIX
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) MVC
2 17 (27.42%) CRM
2 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) MVVM
5 9 (14.52%) TDD
6 7 (11.29%) OOP
7 6 (9.68%) SOA
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) Data Management
8 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.84%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.23%) ITIL
11 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.23%) Change Management
11 2 (3.23%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 13 (20.97%) PL/SQL
5 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.84%) XAML
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Java
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
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 3 (4.84%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
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