The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 25 24
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.58% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.55% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £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 £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 22 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.22% 12.87% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 29
Average daily rate £500 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle