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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 76 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing WCF 72 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.31% 2.55% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.17% 8.35% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 49
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £283 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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 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
881 958 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.25% 30.54% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 596 376
Average daily rate £365 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cambridgeshire +6 33 £375 +16.73% 5
Suffolk -7 24 £425 +6.25% 2
Hertfordshire 0 7 £375 -31.81% 15
Bedfordshire +16 5 £575 +49.35% 3
Essex -5 5 £340 -9.33%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 97 (89.81%) C#
2 73 (67.59%) .NET
3 51 (47.22%) SQL Server
4 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (36.11%) MVC
6 38 (35.19%) BizTalk Server
7 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET
7 37 (34.26%) Web Services
7 37 (34.26%) XML
8 32 (29.63%) SOAP
8 32 (29.63%) SQL
9 29 (26.85%) TDD
10 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 24 (22.22%) WPF
11 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
12 23 (21.30%) Scrum
13 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
14 18 (16.67%) HTML
14 18 (16.67%) jQuery
14 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (15.74%) MVVM
16 16 (14.81%) Windows
16 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
17 15 (13.89%) CRM
17 15 (13.89%) Entity Framework
17 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
18 14 (12.96%) SOA
18 14 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
19 13 (12.04%) Workflow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 38 (35.19%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (3.70%) Mule
4 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.85%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) GSM
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.33%) NUnit
4 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.78%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.93%) ANTLR
7 1 (0.93%) MSTest
7 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) GCC
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
1 11 (10.19%) Banking
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (80.56%) Developer
2 33 (30.56%) BizTalk Developer
3 25 (23.15%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Architect
5 9 (8.33%) CRM Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Senior Architect
6 7 (6.48%) WPF Developer
6 7 (6.48%) C# Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (5.56%) BizTalk Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.78%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Architect
10 2 (1.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (67.59%) .NET
2 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET
2 37 (34.26%) Web Services
2 37 (34.26%) XML
3 32 (29.63%) SOAP
4 24 (22.22%) WPF
5 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
6 18 (16.67%) HTML
6 18 (16.67%) jQuery
6 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (13.89%) Entity Framework
8 13 (12.04%) CSS
9 11 (10.19%) REST
10 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.26%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (8.33%) LINQ
11 9 (8.33%) ADO.NET
12 6 (5.56%) WF
12 6 (5.56%) MSMQ
12 6 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) PKI
4 4 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Solaris
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
2 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) MVC
3 29 (26.85%) TDD
4 23 (21.30%) Scrum
5 17 (15.74%) MVVM
6 15 (13.89%) CRM
7 14 (12.96%) SOA
8 13 (12.04%) Workflow
9 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
10 10 (9.26%) Time Management
11 8 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.41%) Migration
11 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
13 6 (5.56%) UML
13 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.63%) Project Planning
14 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.63%) OO
14 5 (4.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 97 (89.81%) C#
2 32 (29.63%) SQL
3 24 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.48%) Delphi
4 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
4 7 (6.48%) Pascal
5 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VB6
7 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) CISSP
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MCITP
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.78%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.93%) WSO2
4 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.93%) Perforce
4 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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