The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 2.59% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 10.05% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate £350 £356 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £199 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 25.78% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 77
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
6 11 (40.74%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (29.63%) MVC
9 8 (29.63%) IIS
9 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
9 8 (29.63%) XML
9 8 (29.63%) OO
9 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (25.93%) jQuery
10 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (22.22%) OOD
11 6 (22.22%) XSD
11 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 6 (22.22%) C

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (40.74%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (29.63%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) NUnit
2 3 (11.11%) MSTest
2 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 8 (29.63%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (22.22%) XSD
4 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) REST
7 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) LINQ
8 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) VLE
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) AOP
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) C
5 6 (22.22%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) VBScript
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCTS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCSD
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Blackboard
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Open Text
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago