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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.47% 2.35% 5.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.35% 8.14% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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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
98 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 25.79% 28.86% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 54
Average daily rate £400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (94.12%) C#
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) WPF
3 22 (64.71%) HTML
4 20 (58.82%) Oracle
5 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
5 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
6 18 (52.94%) SQL
7 14 (41.18%) CRM
8 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
9 12 (35.29%) Web Services
9 12 (35.29%) UNIX
9 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (32.35%) XML
11 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
12 8 (23.53%) MVVM
13 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
14 6 (17.65%) CSS
14 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (14.71%) OO
15 5 (14.71%) MVC
15 5 (14.71%) jQuery
15 5 (14.71%) Data Management
16 4 (11.76%) Degree
16 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Fiddler
2 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Designer
3 8 (23.53%) AWS Architect
4 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) WPF Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) WPF
3 22 (64.71%) HTML
4 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) Web Services
6 11 (32.35%) XML
7 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (14.71%) jQuery
10 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (8.82%) REST
11 3 (8.82%) HTML5
11 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (8.82%) XHTML
11 3 (8.82%) Ajax
12 2 (5.88%) JSON
12 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
12 2 (5.88%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) CRM
2 8 (23.53%) MVVM
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) TDD
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (52.94%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
5 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) XAML
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft