The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 62 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 1.36% 5.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 6.19% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £404 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
239 210 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.29% 21.90% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 130 103
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) SaaS
9 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Modelling
9 2 (13.33%) REST
9 2 (13.33%) SIEM
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) XSD
8 2 (13.33%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik
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