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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing WCF 31 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.90% 2.05% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 8.14% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 26
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
406 442 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.85% 25.11% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 262 247
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +10 21 £425 +17.24% 9
Leicestershire -1 9 £275 -8.33% 4
Northamptonshire +4 1 - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 63 (92.65%) C#
2 62 (91.18%) .NET
3 42 (61.76%) SQL
4 39 (57.35%) ASP.NET
5 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
6 37 (54.41%) HTML
7 36 (52.94%) WPF
8 30 (44.12%) Oracle
9 25 (36.76%) CSS
10 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
10 23 (33.82%) MVC
11 22 (32.35%) PL/SQL
11 22 (32.35%) Web Services
12 17 (25.00%) Unix
13 15 (22.06%) CRM
13 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
14 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database
15 12 (17.65%) HTML5
15 12 (17.65%) Retail
15 12 (17.65%) Data Management
16 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
16 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (14.71%) CSS3
17 10 (14.71%) Degree
17 10 (14.71%) XHTML
17 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio

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 4 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.47%) MSTest
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Architect
4 14 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Designer
6 12 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 12 (17.65%) WCF Developer
7 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (16.18%) C# WCF Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Analyst
9 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Web Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Web Support Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Website Developer
12 3 (4.41%) .NET Architect
13 2 (2.94%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 39 (57.35%) ASP.NET
3 37 (54.41%) HTML
4 36 (52.94%) WPF
5 25 (36.76%) CSS
6 22 (32.35%) Web Services
7 12 (17.65%) HTML5
8 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.71%) CSS3
9 10 (14.71%) XHTML
10 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.35%) jQuery
11 5 (7.35%) XML
12 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.41%) REST
14 2 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
14 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (2.94%) Express
14 2 (2.94%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.41%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) MVC
2 15 (22.06%) CRM
3 12 (17.65%) Data Management
4 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
7 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
7 7 (10.29%) MVVM
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
8 6 (8.82%) Change Management
9 5 (7.35%) Web Development
10 4 (5.88%) Scrum
11 3 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (4.41%) DevOps
11 3 (4.41%) OO
12 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.94%) SOLID
13 1 (1.47%) Migration
13 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (92.65%) C#
2 42 (61.76%) SQL
3 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 22 (32.35%) PL/SQL
5 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.41%) Java
7 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) F#
8 1 (1.47%) Haskell
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) OpenText
4 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
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