The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leicestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.69% 2.26% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 6.94% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £290 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
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 £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.48% 32.58% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 40 20
Average daily rate £275 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -10 4 £290 -6.45% 3
Loughborough - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) VC++
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) NUnit
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) MSTest
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) WF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Navision Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) WF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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