The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 57 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Contract jobs citing WCF 76 70 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 2.93% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.51% 10.22% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 685 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.51% 28.64% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 373 438
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
WCF
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +3 37 £400 +18.43% 8
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £331 -22.05% 14
Essex -20 7 £450 +57.89% 11
Hertfordshire -4 4 £244 -35.00% 8
Bedfordshire -25 3 £413 +10.00% 18
Norfolk -14 2 £275 +37.50% 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 156 (93.98%) C#
2 151 (90.96%) .NET
3 118 (71.08%) ASP.NET
4 105 (63.25%) SQL Server
5 88 (53.01%) MVC
6 59 (35.54%) Web Services
7 58 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 58 (34.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (30.72%) SQL
9 49 (29.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 48 (28.92%) XML
11 44 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (25.90%) HTML
13 38 (22.89%) Microsoft
13 38 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (21.69%) Windows
14 36 (21.69%) Visual Studio
15 33 (19.88%) jQuery
16 32 (19.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
18 29 (17.47%) CSS
19 25 (15.06%) TDD
20 24 (14.46%) WPF
20 24 (14.46%) LINQ
21 22 (13.25%) Finance
21 22 (13.25%) Silverlight
21 22 (13.25%) QA
22 21 (12.65%) SOAP
22 21 (12.65%) T-SQL
23 19 (11.45%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (10.24%) IIS
2 15 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.63%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.20%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.81%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (63.25%) SQL Server
2 49 (29.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (19.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (10.24%) MySQL
6 13 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (21.69%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.43%) Subversion
4 9 (5.42%) MSBuild
4 9 (5.42%) JIRA
5 6 (3.61%) CruiseControl
6 5 (3.01%) MSTest
6 5 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.01%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.01%) NUnit
7 4 (2.41%) Moq
7 4 (2.41%) WiX
7 4 (2.41%) StyleCop
7 4 (2.41%) FxCop
8 3 (1.81%) QUnit
8 3 (1.81%) NuGet
9 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (13.25%) Finance
2 6 (3.61%) Games
3 4 (2.41%) Back Office
3 4 (2.41%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.81%) Advertising
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (88.55%) Developer
2 79 (47.59%) .NET Developer
3 57 (34.34%) C# Developer
4 48 (28.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (15.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (14.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (13.86%) Senior Developer
8 17 (10.24%) Web Developer
8 17 (10.24%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (9.64%) CRM Developer
10 14 (8.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 12 (7.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (5.42%) BizTalk Developer
12 9 (5.42%) Architect
12 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (4.82%) Applications Developer
14 7 (4.22%) Technical Architect
15 5 (3.01%) Front-End Developer
16 4 (2.41%) SQL Developer
16 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (90.96%) .NET
2 118 (71.08%) ASP.NET
3 59 (35.54%) Web Services
4 58 (34.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (28.92%) XML
6 43 (25.90%) HTML
7 33 (19.88%) jQuery
8 31 (18.67%) .NET Framework
9 29 (17.47%) CSS
10 24 (14.46%) WPF
10 24 (14.46%) LINQ
11 22 (13.25%) Silverlight
12 21 (12.65%) SOAP
13 19 (11.45%) REST
14 17 (10.24%) Ajax
14 17 (10.24%) XSLT
15 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 13 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (7.23%) Reactive Extensions
17 12 (7.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.81%) RIA
2 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.60%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.69%) Windows
2 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.81%) UNIX
5 2 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.01%) MVC
2 38 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.06%) TDD
4 19 (11.45%) CRM
5 18 (10.84%) Migration
6 17 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (9.64%) MVVM
8 15 (9.04%) Workflow
9 14 (8.43%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.83%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.23%) OOP
12 11 (6.63%) Data Migration
12 11 (6.63%) OO
12 11 (6.63%) Scrum
13 10 (6.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.82%) B2C
15 6 (3.61%) Data Modelling
15 6 (3.61%) OOD
15 6 (3.61%) Project Planning
15 6 (3.61%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 156 (93.98%) C#
2 58 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 51 (30.72%) SQL
4 21 (12.65%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.43%) PHP
6 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.22%) XAML
8 6 (3.61%) Java
9 5 (3.01%) VBScript
10 4 (2.41%) VB
11 1 (0.60%) Python
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.60%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.82%) MCITP
3 7 (4.22%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle
3 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) Telerik
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago