The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.54% 1.95% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 11.11% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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 £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
WCF
East of England

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 Norfolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 27 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.00% 17.53% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 32
Average daily rate £300 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.48 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -9 4 £300 +50.00% 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) XHTML
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 5 (45.45%) LINQ
6 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
6 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
6 5 (45.45%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) XHTML
6 5 (45.45%) REST
6 5 (45.45%) LINQ
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft