The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 5.40% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 18.66% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 134 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.21% 28.94% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 42
Average daily rate £425 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WCF
East of England

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
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 23 July 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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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 +1 3 £450 +80.00%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 3
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
5 12 (57.14%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) HTML
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (42.86%) Ajax
8 9 (42.86%) SQL
8 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 9 (42.86%) XML
8 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
9 8 (38.10%) WPF
9 8 (38.10%) Silverlight
10 7 (33.33%) TDD
10 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (33.33%) Web Services
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) OOP
11 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (23.81%) jQuery
11 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (23.81%) MSTest
11 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) MSTest
2 5 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (14.29%) QUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) WiX
5 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (38.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) Ajax
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) WPF
5 8 (38.10%) Silverlight
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (23.81%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) OOP
3 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
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