The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / East of England
Rank 96 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 1.91% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.03% 7.21% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 38
Median daily rate £325 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
595 624 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.23% 26.46% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 389 444
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 31
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.20 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the East of England region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the East of England region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WCF
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire 0 10 £338 -46.00% 10
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £288 -8.73% 8
Suffolk -1 4 £325 -12.75% 2
Essex -13 2 - - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (89.58%) .NET
3 31 (64.58%) MVC
4 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
6 21 (43.75%) SQL
7 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
9 16 (33.33%) Scrum
10 15 (31.25%) TDD
11 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
12 12 (25.00%) SOAP
12 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (25.00%) REST
12 12 (25.00%) SOLID
13 11 (22.92%) HTML
14 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
14 10 (20.83%) NHibernate
15 9 (18.75%) WPF
15 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (18.75%) CSS
15 9 (18.75%) OOP
16 8 (16.67%) XML
16 8 (16.67%) XSLT
16 8 (16.67%) Finance
16 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
16 8 (16.67%) LINQ
17 7 (14.58%) jQuery
17 7 (14.58%) MVVM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Biml
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (10.42%) FxCop
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.42%) ReSharper
1 5 (10.42%) StyleCop
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Moq
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) JMeter
4 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 34 (70.83%) .NET Developer
3 30 (62.50%) C# Developer
4 21 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (12.50%) WCF Developer
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# WCF Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.25%) WPF Developer
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
5 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (25.00%) REST
5 12 (25.00%) SOAP
6 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
7 10 (20.83%) NHibernate
8 9 (18.75%) CSS
8 9 (18.75%) WPF
9 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 8 (16.67%) LINQ
9 8 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) XSLT
10 7 (14.58%) jQuery
11 6 (12.50%) XSL
12 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET
12 5 (10.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Contactless
1 4 (8.33%) EMV
2 2 (4.17%) SCADA
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) MVC
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
4 15 (31.25%) TDD
5 12 (25.00%) SOLID
6 9 (18.75%) OOP
7 7 (14.58%) MVVM
8 6 (12.50%) BDD
8 6 (12.50%) OO
9 5 (10.42%) Code Coverage
9 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
9 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (10.42%) Refactoring
9 5 (10.42%) Web Development
10 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.33%) DevOps
10 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.33%) Release Management
10 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) VBScript
5 4 (8.33%) XAML
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.33%) Telerik
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Siemens
6 1 (2.08%) Xamarin