The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.63% 1.43% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.44% 3.70% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
WCF
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
73 135 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.05% 38.57% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 38
Average daily rate £300 £275 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
Leicester +12 6 £375 +35.74% 4
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) NUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) LINQ
7 1 (8.33%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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