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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.63% 1.46% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 3.57% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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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
45 84 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 28.48% 40.78% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 17
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript