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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 48 66
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.61% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.63% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
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
96 160 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.00% 28.67% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 107 117
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.67 £45.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

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 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript