The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.53% 2.55% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 9.16% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 131 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.77% 27.87% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 78 76
Median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 1 - - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Biml
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Biml
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft