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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 107 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 40 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 2.79% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 9.49% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 66 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £309 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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
780 864 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.43% 29.42% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 545 393
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +42.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 21 £375 +5.26% 15
Hertfordshire -7 9 £370 +48.14% 10
Suffolk -10 6 £413 +2.48% 3
Bedfordshire +7 4 £500 +5.26% 4
Essex -17 3 - - 4
Norfolk -7 1 £400 +25.00% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 77 (90.59%) C#
2 63 (74.12%) .NET
3 47 (55.29%) SQL Server
4 39 (45.88%) MVC
5 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 33 (38.82%) Web Services
8 29 (34.12%) jQuery
9 28 (32.94%) XML
9 28 (32.94%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (28.24%) SOAP
11 23 (27.06%) SQL
11 23 (27.06%) WPF
12 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
13 21 (24.71%) HTML
14 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
14 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
14 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (21.18%) TDD
16 17 (20.00%) SOA
17 16 (18.82%) Scrum
18 14 (16.47%) Windows
19 13 (15.29%) CSS
19 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
19 13 (15.29%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (15.29%) KnockoutJS
19 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
20 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
20 11 (12.94%) ADO.NET

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 28 (32.94%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.06%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) Mule
6 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.18%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) GSM
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) SNMP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.18%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.53%) NUnit
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.18%) GCC
5 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (67.06%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) BizTalk Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Architect
3 18 (21.18%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Architect
7 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Architect
9 3 (3.53%) WPF Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Web Architect
10 2 (2.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (74.12%) .NET
2 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 33 (38.82%) Web Services
4 29 (34.12%) jQuery
5 28 (32.94%) XML
6 24 (28.24%) SOAP
7 23 (27.06%) WPF
8 21 (24.71%) HTML
9 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (15.29%) CSS
10 13 (15.29%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (12.94%) ADO.NET
11 11 (12.94%) HTML5
12 9 (10.59%) Entity Framework
13 7 (8.24%) LINQ
14 6 (7.06%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (5.88%) REST
15 5 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) PKI
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Solaris
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
2 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) MVC
2 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.18%) TDD
4 17 (20.00%) SOA
5 16 (18.82%) Scrum
6 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.76%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.59%) MVVM
9 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Time Management
10 6 (7.06%) OO
10 6 (7.06%) Workflow
10 6 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.88%) UML
11 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.88%) OOD
12 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.53%) CRM
13 3 (3.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (90.59%) C#
2 23 (27.06%) SQL
3 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.53%) Pascal
6 3 (3.53%) Delphi
6 3 (3.53%) Java
7 2 (2.35%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) C
8 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) VB6
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) CISSP
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Facebook
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter
6 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago