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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 0.56% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 1.94% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 11
Average daily rate
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£369 £321 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £328 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+82.29% -20.00%
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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
204 310 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.47% 28.76% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 185 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.75 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.51% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £38.50 £24.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (75.00%) MVC
3 17 (70.83%) C#
4 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (29.17%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (25.00%) Ajax
10 5 (20.83%) Web Development
10 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.67%) HTML
11 4 (16.67%) SOAP
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (25.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
10 3 (12.50%) XSD
10 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) Middleware
10 3 (12.50%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (8.33%) Kendo UI
11 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) DSDM
6 3 (12.50%) SIEM
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Web Design
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Open Text
2 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) Telerik
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