The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Newbury region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.66% 1.41% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 16.67% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £430 - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 11.26% 8.45% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Average daily rate £313 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £513 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Berkshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

WCF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft