The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.34% 0.45% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 1.82% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Average daily rate £500 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 24.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 78
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Brentwood +1 1 £363 -3.33% 2
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 9 (45.00%) SOA
5 9 (45.00%) OO
5 9 (45.00%) WPF
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (40.00%) DevExpress
6 8 (40.00%) Financial Institution
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 3 (15.00%) LINQ
11 3 (15.00%) Web Development
11 3 (15.00%) TDD
12 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (10.00%) HTML5
12 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 2 (10.00%) VBA
12 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
12 2 (10.00%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (75.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (65.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (45.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (45.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (45.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (45.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (40.00%) ASP Developer
6 8 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (40.00%) Senior ASP Developer
6 8 (40.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (40.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 8 (40.00%) Senior WPF Developer
6 8 (40.00%) SOA Developer
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Developer
6 8 (40.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (45.00%) WPF
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) LINQ
5 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Process Management
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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