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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.90% 3.28% 10.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.95% 9.09% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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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
39 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.27% 36.07% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 11
Average daily rate £375 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) Oracle
2 25 (96.15%) HTML
2 25 (96.15%) SQL
3 20 (76.92%) Finance
4 19 (73.08%) MVC
4 19 (73.08%) C#
4 19 (73.08%) CSS
4 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
4 19 (73.08%) jQuery
5 18 (69.23%) Multithreading
5 18 (69.23%) OO
5 18 (69.23%) XHTML
5 18 (69.23%) OOD
5 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
6 15 (57.69%) Visual Studio
6 15 (57.69%) Windows
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) SOA
8 11 (42.31%) TDD
8 11 (42.31%) Scrum
9 9 (34.62%) VB
9 9 (34.62%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (30.77%) Degree
10 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
11 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (23.08%) Use Case
12 6 (23.08%) System Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle OLAP
1 6 (23.08%) OLAP
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) C# Developer
3 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) CSS
3 19 (73.08%) .NET Framework
3 19 (73.08%) jQuery
4 18 (69.23%) XHTML
5 6 (23.08%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) MVC
2 18 (69.23%) Multithreading
2 18 (69.23%) OO
2 18 (69.23%) OOD
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) SOA
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Use Case
7 6 (23.08%) System Testing
7 6 (23.08%) ETL
7 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Oracle
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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