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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 37 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.33% 0.51% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 2.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£575 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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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
19 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.67% 19.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 9
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (70.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Mule
6 2 (20.00%) AOP
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (20.00%) Mule
2 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (30.00%) Web Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) AOP
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
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