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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 74 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 61 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.16% 2.05% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.97% 7.06% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £284 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £428 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £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 £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
875 708 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.98% 29.05% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 389 466
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £11.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +9 28 £425 +14.86% 11
Suffolk -7 16 £403 +7.33% 2
Hertfordshire +7 11 £375 -14.77% 7
Bedfordshire -16 4 - - 4
Norfolk +6 1 - - 8
Essex -4 1 £300 -25.00% 8
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 122 (92.42%) .NET
2 112 (84.85%) C#
3 77 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (40.91%) TDD
5 53 (40.15%) SQL Server
6 52 (39.39%) ASP.NET
6 52 (39.39%) MVC
7 46 (34.85%) XML
7 46 (34.85%) SQL
8 42 (31.82%) Web Services
9 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
10 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 35 (26.52%) HTML
11 35 (26.52%) CSS
11 35 (26.52%) Windows
12 34 (25.76%) .NET Framework
13 31 (23.48%) Scrum
14 29 (21.97%) Finance
14 29 (21.97%) SOAP
15 28 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (19.70%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (18.18%) jQuery
18 24 (18.18%) CRM
18 24 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
19 23 (17.42%) Oracle
20 22 (16.67%) LINQ
21 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 21 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (15.15%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (19.70%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (9.09%) IIS
3 9 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.52%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (4.55%) OLAP
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.03%) MySQL
5 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.03%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.39%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.33%) JIRA
4 7 (5.30%) FxCop
4 7 (5.30%) StyleCop
4 7 (5.30%) Subversion
5 6 (4.55%) CruiseControl
5 6 (4.55%) Moq
5 6 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.79%) NUnit
7 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.03%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.27%) MSTest
8 3 (2.27%) JUnit
9 2 (1.52%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.52%) QUnit
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Advertising
3 6 (4.55%) Marketing
3 6 (4.55%) Back Office
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (86.36%) Developer
2 58 (43.94%) .NET Developer
3 43 (32.58%) C# Developer
4 35 (26.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (13.64%) BizTalk Developer
5 18 (13.64%) CRM Developer
6 14 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 13 (9.85%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.79%) Consultant
12 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Consultant
12 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (3.03%) Architect
14 3 (2.27%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (92.42%) .NET
2 52 (39.39%) ASP.NET
3 46 (34.85%) XML
4 42 (31.82%) Web Services
5 35 (26.52%) HTML
5 35 (26.52%) CSS
6 34 (25.76%) .NET Framework
7 29 (21.97%) SOAP
8 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (18.18%) jQuery
10 22 (16.67%) LINQ
11 15 (11.36%) XHTML
12 13 (9.85%) REST
12 13 (9.85%) Reactive Extensions
12 13 (9.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 13 (9.85%) XSLT
13 12 (9.09%) XSL
14 11 (8.33%) Silverlight
15 10 (7.58%) POCO
15 10 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.52%) EMV
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.52%) Windows
2 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) TDD
3 52 (39.39%) MVC
4 31 (23.48%) Scrum
5 24 (18.18%) CRM
6 21 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (15.15%) OO
7 20 (15.15%) SOA
8 16 (12.12%) MVVM
8 16 (12.12%) BDD
9 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 14 (10.61%) Workflow
10 14 (10.61%) OOD
10 14 (10.61%) Multithreading
11 12 (9.09%) Code Coverage
12 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.58%) Regression Testing
14 9 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (6.06%) Migration
15 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 112 (84.85%) C#
2 46 (34.85%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.09%) VBScript
5 10 (7.58%) VB
5 10 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.06%) Java
7 5 (3.79%) Groovy
7 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) MCITP
2 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.42%) Oracle
3 2 (1.52%) Twitter
4 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
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