The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.96% 2.41% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.08% 9.52% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £346
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 £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 31.25% 25.30% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 14 15
Average daily rate £425 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) C++

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ADO
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell