The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 6.48% 2.46% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.00% 9.38% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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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 Peterborough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.15% 26.23% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 23
Average daily rate £313 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (33.33%) API Development
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) SOAP
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) API Development
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle