The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 Solihull 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 - 13 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.72% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.10% 34.48% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Average daily rate £350 £276 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Solihull region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

WCF
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree