The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Sussex 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.78% - 7.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 14
Average daily rate £425 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 72 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 30.25% 33.33% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 47
Average daily rate £300 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.00 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
South East

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the East Sussex region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

WCF
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 5 £425 - 5
Eastbourne - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) VB6
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) MTS
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (30.00%) COM+
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
7 1 (10.00%) DCOM
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) DSDM
4 2 (20.00%) RDF
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) VB
1 8 (80.00%) VB6
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Kofax