The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 18 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.35% 3.85% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.69% 10.49% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £298 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -22.58%
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Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 143 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.01% 36.67% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 71 56
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 27 (93.10%) C#
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) XML
2 14 (48.28%) WPF
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) OOP
5 8 (27.59%) MVVM
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
6 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (20.69%) XSD
7 6 (20.69%) XSLT
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) XAML
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
8 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
3 2 (6.90%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (6.90%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) XML Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) XML
2 14 (48.28%) WPF
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.69%) XSD
6 6 (20.69%) XSLT
7 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
7 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) WinForms
9 3 (10.34%) JSON
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (27.59%) OOP
1 8 (27.59%) MVVM
2 7 (24.14%) OO
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) XAML
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin