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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.65% 3.65% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.75% 12.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Average daily rate
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£358 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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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 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 23.55% 30.29% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 44
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (94.59%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
3 21 (56.76%) WPF
4 18 (48.65%) Oracle
5 17 (45.95%) SQL
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 15 (40.54%) Web Services
6 15 (40.54%) XML
6 15 (40.54%) HTML
7 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
8 12 (32.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
9 9 (24.32%) MVVM
10 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) OOP
10 8 (21.62%) OO
10 8 (21.62%) CRM
11 6 (16.22%) UNIX
11 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.51%) Silverlight
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (13.51%) jQuery
12 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (13.51%) MVC
12 5 (13.51%) XAML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Fiddler
3 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Silverlight Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Designer
5 2 (5.41%) WPF Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.70%) XML Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) WPF
3 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
3 15 (40.54%) Web Services
3 15 (40.54%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.51%) Silverlight
5 5 (13.51%) jQuery
5 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.51%) XSD
5 5 (13.51%) XSLT
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.11%) JSON
7 3 (8.11%) REST
7 3 (8.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) MVVM
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) OOP
2 8 (21.62%) OO
2 8 (21.62%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.11%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Validation
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) PL/SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.51%) XAML
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Telerik