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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.46% 2.21% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 8.93% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
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 £310 £271 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £369
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 £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
154 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.02% 24.78% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.26 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.12 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Basildon 0 1 £550 +22.22% 1
Colchester - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (66.67%) MVC
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) TDD
6 10 (47.62%) WPF
6 10 (47.62%) Silverlight
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
7 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
8 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (28.57%) Ajax
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (28.57%) MSTest
10 6 (28.57%) XML
10 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 6 (28.57%) OOP
10 6 (28.57%) Unity DI Container

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MSTest
1 6 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) QUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) WiX
4 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) WPF
3 10 (47.62%) Silverlight
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) XAML
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter