The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Nottingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.37% 1.00% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.21% 4.49% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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£275 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 89 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.97% 22.14% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 41 37
Average daily rate £355 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WCF
Nottinghamshire

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 30 July 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 23 (92.00%) C#
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (36.00%) WPF
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) MVVM
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Web Design
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (36.00%) WPF
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.00%) XSLT
5 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) XSD
7 2 (8.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) MVVM
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.00%) BDD
8 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) B2B
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sage