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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.00% 4.27% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 12.72% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £399
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 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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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
81 173 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.60% 33.59% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 74 40
Average daily rate £323 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.07%
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 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 19 September 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 32 (94.12%) C#
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
3 13 (38.24%) WPF
4 12 (35.29%) XML
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) MVC
5 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) OO
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) MVVM
8 7 (20.59%) XSLT
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (17.65%) XSD
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) OOP
9 6 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (17.65%) jQuery
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Forms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Moq
4 1 (2.94%) MSI
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (2.94%) XML Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
2 13 (38.24%) WPF
3 12 (35.29%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) XSLT
6 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.65%) XSD
7 6 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.76%) WinForms
9 4 (11.76%) Ajax
9 4 (11.76%) Silverlight
9 4 (11.76%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
11 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) OO
2 8 (23.53%) MVVM
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) OOP
5 4 (11.76%) Web Design
5 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) Validation
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) B2B
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) AOP
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) PL/SQL
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.94%) Sage
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik