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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 37 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.00% 0.92% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 4.35% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
20 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.33% 21.10% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (42.86%) Mule
4 3 (42.86%) Sitecore
4 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) AOP
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Mule
2 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) AOP
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) TIBCO
2 3 (42.86%) Sitecore