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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 119 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +15
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 2.69% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 9.82% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 55 50
Median daily rate £378 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £583 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
589 784 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.14% 27.36% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 458 588
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% +46.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £41.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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
Suffolk -15 5 £425 - 7
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £345 -8.00% 12
Norfolk - 2 £213 -
Essex 0 1 £328 -6.42% 6
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 of England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) .NET
3 17 (45.95%) SOAP
3 17 (45.95%) CRM
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (35.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (35.14%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) MVC
7 11 (29.73%) XML
7 11 (29.73%) REST
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
10 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.62%) Scrum
10 8 (21.62%) TDD
10 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
10 8 (21.62%) MVVM
10 8 (21.62%) Silverlight
11 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
12 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
13 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) XAML

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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Mule
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) FTP
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) MSTest
3 2 (5.41%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.70%) NuGet
4 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.70%) Billing
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) CRM Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Messaging Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Middleware Architect
9 1 (2.70%) C# WCF Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) SOAP
3 11 (29.73%) REST
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) Web Services
5 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.62%) Silverlight
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.51%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.81%) WPF
10 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.11%) CSS
10 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.11%) HTML
10 3 (8.11%) LINQ
11 2 (5.41%) Middleware
11 2 (5.41%) MSMQ
11 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) CRM
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) MVC
4 8 (21.62%) MVVM
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
6 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) Microservices
8 4 (10.81%) SOLID
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) ERP
9 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
9 3 (8.11%) OOP
9 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
10 2 (5.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) XAML
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) MCITP
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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