The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.27% 1.65% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 5.88% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
WCF
South East

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 Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 85 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 36.01% 28.05% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 54
Average daily rate £290 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015. 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
Brighton -7 11 £290 -17.14% 6
Hove - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) C#
2 28 (84.85%) MVC
2 28 (84.85%) .NET Framework
3 25 (75.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 19 (57.58%) HTML
5 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (45.45%) CSS
8 13 (39.39%) jQuery
9 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (36.36%) TDD
9 12 (36.36%) Web Services
10 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (30.30%) NUnit
11 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (30.30%) Finance
11 10 (30.30%) Scrum
12 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
12 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
12 7 (21.21%) StyleCop
12 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (21.21%) LINQ
12 7 (21.21%) Build Automation
13 5 (15.15%) DevOps
13 5 (15.15%) Selenium
14 4 (12.12%) WPF
14 4 (12.12%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (30.30%) NUnit
3 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.21%) StyleCop
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
5 3 (9.09%) Moq
6 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) .NET Developer
3 13 (39.39%) C# Developer
3 13 (39.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.03%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) .NET Framework
3 25 (75.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 19 (57.58%) HTML
5 15 (45.45%) CSS
6 13 (39.39%) jQuery
7 12 (36.36%) Web Services
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.21%) LINQ
11 4 (12.12%) WPF
12 3 (9.09%) SOAP
12 3 (9.09%) WinForms
12 3 (9.09%) HTML5
13 2 (6.06%) RESTful
14 1 (3.03%) REST
14 1 (3.03%) Razor View Engine
14 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
14 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) TDD
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Build Automation
7 5 (15.15%) DevOps
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) ETL
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.03%) OOD
10 1 (3.03%) EAM
10 1 (3.03%) Time Management
10 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) VB
5 3 (9.09%) VB6
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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