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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 110 91 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing WCF 18 55 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 1.77% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 6.59% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 58
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
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
666 834 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.13% 26.77% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 546 560
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 26
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.94 £19.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £40.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -9 11 £450 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £394 +16.66% 11
Essex +1 2 - - 5
Hertfordshire +8 1 £350 -5.49% 6
Bedfordshire +1 1 £588 +2.17% 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (84.48%) .NET
2 44 (75.86%) C#
3 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (37.93%) SOAP
5 21 (36.21%) SQL
5 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 18 (31.03%) Windows
7 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
8 15 (25.86%) XML
8 15 (25.86%) CRM
8 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
8 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (24.14%) REST
9 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
10 13 (22.41%) SOA
11 12 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (18.97%) Silverlight
12 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.24%) Web Services
13 10 (17.24%) MVC
13 10 (17.24%) WPF
14 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (15.52%) TDD
15 8 (13.79%) Reverse Engineering
16 7 (12.07%) jQuery
16 7 (12.07%) VMware
16 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing

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 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) IIS
3 6 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.72%) Mule
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.90%) NUnit
4 3 (5.17%) MSTest
5 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.72%) NuGet
6 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 20 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 10 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) CRM Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) WPF Developer
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (5.17%) WCF Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (84.48%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) SOAP
3 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
3 15 (25.86%) XML
4 14 (24.14%) REST
5 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
5 11 (18.97%) Silverlight
6 10 (17.24%) Web Services
6 10 (17.24%) WPF
7 7 (12.07%) jQuery
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Classic ASP
8 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.34%) WinForms
9 5 (8.62%) CSS
9 5 (8.62%) HTML
9 5 (8.62%) Middleware
10 4 (6.90%) LINQ
10 4 (6.90%) MSMQ
11 3 (5.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.90%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 15 (25.86%) CRM
4 13 (22.41%) SOA
5 10 (17.24%) MVC
6 9 (15.52%) TDD
7 8 (13.79%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Capacity Management
9 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
9 6 (10.34%) Low Latency
9 6 (10.34%) Microservices
9 6 (10.34%) MVVM
9 6 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) Web Development
10 4 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) C#
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) XAML
6 2 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
1 4 (6.90%) PhD
2 3 (5.17%) MCITP
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.72%) Capita
5 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) WSO2
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
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