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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 63 65 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 1.04% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% 4.82% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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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
268 228 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.72% 21.61% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 137 82
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £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 9
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 1 April 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
6 5 (27.78%) XSD
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (27.78%) Fiddler
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (16.67%) REST

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
2 5 (27.78%) Fiddler
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (27.78%) XSD
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.11%) WPF
8 2 (11.11%) LINQ
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
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