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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 55 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +48
Contract jobs citing WCF 83 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.64% 3.11% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.74% 10.23% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
950 733 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.20% 30.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 380 467
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
Suffolk +2 34 £400 +2.56% 5
Cambridgeshire -10 20 £321 -24.41% 9
Hertfordshire -10 10 £550 +15.78% 9
Essex -7 7 £375 -6.25% 3
Norfolk -15 4 £300 +50.00%
Bedfordshire -24 4 £405 +8.00% 15
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 155 (95.09%) C#
2 150 (92.02%) .NET
3 104 (63.80%) ASP.NET
4 99 (60.74%) SQL Server
5 88 (53.99%) MVC
6 64 (39.26%) Web Services
7 58 (35.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (34.36%) SQL
9 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
10 50 (30.67%) XML
11 48 (29.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (28.83%) Microsoft
13 45 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (25.77%) Windows
14 42 (25.77%) HTML
15 39 (23.93%) TDD
16 38 (23.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (22.09%) jQuery
18 33 (20.25%) .NET Framework
18 33 (20.25%) CSS
19 29 (17.79%) Visual Studio
20 27 (16.56%) CRM
20 27 (16.56%) Dynamics CRM
20 27 (16.56%) Team Foundation Server
21 26 (15.95%) LINQ
21 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 26 (15.95%) SOAP
22 24 (14.72%) Silverlight
22 24 (14.72%) MVVM
23 23 (14.11%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.43%) IIS
3 12 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.84%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.84%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.45%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (60.74%) SQL Server
2 48 (29.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (23.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.75%) MySQL
5 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.45%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.61%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (17.79%) Visual Studio
2 27 (16.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.36%) Subversion
4 10 (6.13%) JIRA
5 9 (5.52%) MSBuild
6 7 (4.29%) MSTest
7 6 (3.68%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (3.68%) NUnit
7 6 (3.68%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.68%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.07%) StyleCop
8 5 (3.07%) FxCop
8 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.45%) WiX
9 4 (2.45%) QUnit
10 3 (1.84%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.23%) NuGet
11 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.61%) dotTrace
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Marketing
3 4 (2.45%) Back Office
4 3 (1.84%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (90.18%) Developer
2 75 (46.01%) .NET Developer
3 57 (34.97%) C# Developer
4 47 (28.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (14.11%) CRM Developer
5 23 (14.11%) Senior Developer
6 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (11.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (10.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (6.75%) Web Developer
10 10 (6.13%) BizTalk Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Architect
11 8 (4.91%) Applications Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Lead Developer
13 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Developer
14 5 (3.07%) Technical Architect
15 4 (2.45%) Software Developer
16 3 (1.84%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (92.02%) .NET
2 104 (63.80%) ASP.NET
3 64 (39.26%) Web Services
4 58 (35.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (30.67%) XML
6 42 (25.77%) HTML
7 36 (22.09%) jQuery
8 33 (20.25%) .NET Framework
8 33 (20.25%) CSS
9 26 (15.95%) SOAP
9 26 (15.95%) LINQ
10 24 (14.72%) Silverlight
11 23 (14.11%) WPF
12 21 (12.88%) REST
13 19 (11.66%) Reactive Extensions
13 19 (11.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 16 (9.82%) XSLT
16 13 (7.98%) Ajax
17 12 (7.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.84%) RIA
2 3 (1.84%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.61%) AS400
4 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.77%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.84%) UNIX
5 2 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.99%) MVC
2 45 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.93%) TDD
4 27 (16.56%) CRM
5 24 (14.72%) MVVM
6 22 (13.50%) Workflow
7 18 (11.04%) Migration
8 16 (9.82%) Scrum
8 16 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (9.20%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.59%) Multithreading
11 13 (7.98%) Data Migration
11 13 (7.98%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.98%) OOP
11 13 (7.98%) OO
12 11 (6.75%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.29%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.29%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.29%) Software Engineering
14 6 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 155 (95.09%) C#
2 56 (34.36%) SQL
3 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.27%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.75%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.91%) PHP
7 7 (4.29%) XAML
8 6 (3.68%) Java
8 6 (3.68%) VBScript
9 5 (3.07%) VB
10 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.59%) MCITP
3 12 (7.36%) Degree
4 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.23%) Twitter
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 days ago