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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 54 101
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +47
Contract jobs citing WCF 76 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 3.22% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.07% 10.64% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £307 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
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 £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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
942 714 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.45% 30.22% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 361 448
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 67
Average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.58 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 12 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 12 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 -5 25 £400 +2.56% 7
Cambridgeshire -1 20 £321 -24.41% 19
Hertfordshire -11 11 £550 +15.78% 9
Essex -11 7 £400 - 4
Bedfordshire -20 5 £385 +18.46% 4
Norfolk -7 4 £300 +50.00% 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 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.

1 154 (95.65%) C#
2 150 (93.17%) .NET
3 100 (62.11%) ASP.NET
4 95 (59.01%) SQL Server
5 84 (52.17%) MVC
6 70 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (39.13%) Web Services
8 56 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (34.16%) SQL
10 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
11 50 (31.06%) JavaScript
12 48 (29.81%) XML
13 46 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 42 (26.09%) Windows
15 41 (25.47%) TDD
16 39 (24.22%) HTML
17 36 (22.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (21.12%) jQuery
19 32 (19.88%) .NET Framework
20 31 (19.25%) CSS
21 30 (18.63%) CRM
21 30 (18.63%) Dynamics CRM
22 26 (16.15%) SOAP
22 26 (16.15%) Visual Studio
22 26 (16.15%) Team Foundation Server
23 25 (15.53%) WPF
23 25 (15.53%) Silverlight
23 25 (15.53%) LINQ
24 24 (14.91%) MVVM
24 24 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 12 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 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.94%) IIS
3 15 (9.32%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.86%) CMS
5 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (18.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.24%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.86%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (59.01%) SQL Server
2 46 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (22.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.21%) MySQL
5 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.48%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.62%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (16.15%) Visual Studio
1 26 (16.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.83%) Subversion
3 10 (6.21%) JIRA
4 9 (5.59%) MSBuild
5 8 (4.97%) MSTest
6 7 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (3.73%) NUnit
7 6 (3.73%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.73%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.11%) QUnit
8 5 (3.11%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.11%) StyleCop
8 5 (3.11%) FxCop
8 5 (3.11%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.48%) WiX
9 4 (2.48%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.62%) dotTrace
11 1 (0.62%) Moq
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.11%) Advertising
2 5 (3.11%) Marketing
3 4 (2.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.24%) Games
4 2 (1.24%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 146 (90.68%) Developer
2 73 (45.34%) .NET Developer
3 55 (34.16%) C# Developer
4 45 (27.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (14.91%) Senior Developer
6 23 (14.29%) CRM Developer
7 18 (11.18%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (10.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 16 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (8.07%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (8.07%) BizTalk Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Applications Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Architect
14 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Developer
15 4 (2.48%) Technical Architect
15 4 (2.48%) Software Developer
16 3 (1.86%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (93.17%) .NET
2 100 (62.11%) ASP.NET
3 63 (39.13%) Web Services
4 56 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (29.81%) XML
6 39 (24.22%) HTML
7 34 (21.12%) jQuery
8 32 (19.88%) .NET Framework
9 31 (19.25%) CSS
10 26 (16.15%) SOAP
11 25 (15.53%) WPF
11 25 (15.53%) Silverlight
11 25 (15.53%) LINQ
12 20 (12.42%) REST
13 19 (11.80%) Reactive Extensions
13 19 (11.80%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 15 (9.32%) XSLT
16 13 (8.07%) Ajax
17 12 (7.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.86%) User Experience
2 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.24%) RIA
4 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.62%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.86%) UNIX
5 2 (1.24%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (52.17%) MVC
2 70 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (25.47%) TDD
4 30 (18.63%) CRM
5 24 (14.91%) MVVM
6 22 (13.66%) Workflow
7 18 (11.18%) Migration
8 17 (10.56%) Scrum
9 15 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.70%) OOP
11 13 (8.07%) Multithreading
11 13 (8.07%) Data Migration
12 12 (7.45%) OO
12 12 (7.45%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.83%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.35%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.35%) Project Planning
15 7 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 154 (95.65%) C#
2 55 (34.16%) SQL
3 50 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.42%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.83%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.35%) XAML
7 6 (3.73%) Java
7 6 (3.73%) VBScript
7 6 (3.73%) PHP
8 4 (2.48%) VB
9 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.62%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.70%) MCITP
3 12 (7.45%) Degree
4 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.11%) Oracle
3 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.24%) Twitter
4 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.62%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago