The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Peterborough 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.54% 4.07% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.82% 15.22% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
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 £25.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 28.81% 26.74% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 7
Average daily rate £318 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WCF
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Back Office
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) XHTML
7 3 (23.08%) OOD
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) VB
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) COM
7 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (23.08%) XHTML
6 3 (23.08%) COM
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
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