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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 1.20% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 4.26% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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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
209 282 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.70% 28.23% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 158 128
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +87.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £38.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (31.25%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) SIEM
9 3 (18.75%) Coaching
9 3 (18.75%) SaaS
9 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) XSD
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
8 2 (12.50%) LINQ
8 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Telerik
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