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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 62 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 1.13% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 5.50% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £330 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £395
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 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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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
259 218 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.19% 20.53% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 137 80
Average daily rate £375 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) XSD
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) Fiddler
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (46.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C# 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
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) XSD
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
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