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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / East of England
Rank 95 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 26 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 2.29% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 8.10% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 47
Median daily rate £313 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.38 -

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
686 654 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.60% 28.24% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 422 465
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cambridgeshire -1 12 £288 -6.50% 4
Hertfordshire -8 10 £338 -46.00% 14
Suffolk -14 3 £325 +9.24% 7
Norfolk +5 1 £400 +50.94% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (92.68%) .NET
3 25 (60.98%) MVC
4 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
5 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
6 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
8 14 (34.15%) Scrum
8 14 (34.15%) .NET Framework
9 13 (31.71%) TDD
10 12 (29.27%) SOAP
10 12 (29.27%) REST
10 12 (29.27%) SOLID
11 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.95%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) OOP
13 8 (19.51%) NHibernate
13 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
14 7 (17.07%) WPF
14 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (17.07%) Entity Framework
14 7 (17.07%) CSS
15 6 (14.63%) IIS
15 6 (14.63%) VBScript
15 6 (14.63%) OO
15 6 (14.63%) XML
15 6 (14.63%) XSL
15 6 (14.63%) XSLT
15 6 (14.63%) Windows

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 (14.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (12.20%) FxCop
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) ReSharper
1 5 (12.20%) StyleCop
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Moq
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) JMeter
4 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 32 (78.05%) .NET Developer
3 27 (65.85%) C# Developer
4 22 (53.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (14.63%) WCF Developer
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
4 14 (34.15%) .NET Framework
5 12 (29.27%) REST
5 12 (29.27%) SOAP
6 9 (21.95%) HTML
7 8 (19.51%) NHibernate
8 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (17.07%) CSS
8 7 (17.07%) Entity Framework
8 7 (17.07%) WPF
9 6 (14.63%) LINQ
9 6 (14.63%) XML
9 6 (14.63%) XSL
9 6 (14.63%) XSLT
10 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET
10 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.20%) AutoMapper
10 5 (12.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Contactless
1 4 (9.76%) EMV
2 2 (4.88%) SCADA
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) MVC
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) SOLID
6 9 (21.95%) OOP
7 6 (14.63%) MVVM
7 6 (14.63%) OO
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
8 5 (12.20%) Code Coverage
8 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
8 5 (12.20%) Web Development
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) VBScript
5 4 (9.76%) XAML
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Atlassian
2 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Telerik
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Siemens
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago