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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 98 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -37
Contract jobs citing WCF 36 36 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.30% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 4.99% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 61
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -42.48%
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
637 722 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.75% 26.09% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 396 477
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 32
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 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
Essex +8 12 £348 -7.33% 6
Suffolk -3 11 £465 +16.25% 3
Bedfordshire +1 6 £588 -4.08% 6
Hertfordshire +6 5 £381 +2.93% 11
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £406 +1.56% 8
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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 of England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 76 (92.68%) .NET
2 69 (84.15%) C#
3 35 (42.68%) SQL
4 30 (36.59%) SOA
5 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 28 (34.15%) SOAP
5 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
6 27 (32.93%) WPF
7 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
8 24 (29.27%) Windows
8 24 (29.27%) MVC
9 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
10 21 (25.61%) REST
11 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
12 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
13 18 (21.95%) TDD
14 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (19.51%) XML
16 15 (18.29%) Finance
16 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (14.63%) jQuery
17 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
18 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
18 11 (13.41%) OO
18 11 (13.41%) CRM
18 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
18 11 (13.41%) WinForms
18 11 (13.41%) Silverlight
18 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.10%) CMS
5 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.44%) Mule
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (8.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
1 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.66%) NUnit
5 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) MSTest
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.22%) NuGet
6 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 36 (43.90%) .NET Developer
3 23 (28.05%) C# Developer
4 22 (26.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (18.29%) Architect
6 13 (15.85%) C# WPF Developer
6 13 (15.85%) WPF Developer
7 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (14.63%) C# WCF Developer
7 12 (14.63%) Senior Developer
7 12 (14.63%) WCF Developer
8 9 (10.98%) ASP Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Senior ASP Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (10.98%) SQL Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (92.68%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) SOAP
3 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
3 27 (32.93%) WPF
4 21 (25.61%) REST
5 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
6 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (19.51%) XML
8 12 (14.63%) jQuery
9 11 (13.41%) Silverlight
9 11 (13.41%) WinForms
10 10 (12.20%) Middleware
11 9 (10.98%) HTML
11 9 (10.98%) MSMQ
11 9 (10.98%) Web Services
12 7 (8.54%) CSS
13 6 (7.32%) Classic ASP
13 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
14 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (6.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.10%) SCADA
4 4 (4.88%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) SOA
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) MVC
4 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
5 18 (21.95%) TDD
6 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.41%) CRM
7 11 (13.41%) OO
8 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
9 9 (10.98%) Change Control
9 9 (10.98%) Integration Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Low Latency
10 8 (9.76%) Microservices
10 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.54%) DevOps
11 7 (8.54%) Web Development
12 6 (7.32%) Capacity Management
12 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 69 (84.15%) C#
2 35 (42.68%) SQL
3 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.66%) XAML
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Java
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) PhD
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.22%) MCITP
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) DevExpress
3 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Capita
7 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.22%) WSO2
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