The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing WCF 34 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.47% 11.64% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.78% 28.57% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
WCF
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 45.53% 40.74% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 33
Average daily rate £375 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Suffolk region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -8 6 £375 -3.84% 2
Bury St Edmunds +1 3 £350 +40.00% 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 55 (98.21%) C#
2 52 (92.86%) .NET
3 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
4 41 (73.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 33 (58.93%) MVC
7 26 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
11 21 (37.50%) CRM
11 21 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
12 18 (32.14%) SOAP
13 17 (30.36%) Web Services
13 17 (30.36%) XML
13 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (28.57%) MVVM
14 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (28.57%) QA
14 16 (28.57%) Windows
15 15 (26.79%) SQL
15 15 (26.79%) Workflow
16 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
16 14 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
16 14 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
19 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (19.64%) Finance
19 11 (19.64%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 41 (73.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) NuGet
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (98.21%) Developer
2 33 (58.93%) .NET Developer
3 22 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 20 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (30.36%) CRM Developer
6 14 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 14 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (19.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (16.07%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Applications Developer
12 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Developer
13 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Developer
13 1 (1.79%) C# Application Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (92.86%) .NET
2 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (32.14%) SOAP
5 17 (30.36%) Web Services
5 17 (30.36%) XML
6 14 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 9 (16.07%) Silverlight
8 7 (12.50%) WPF
9 6 (10.71%) jQuery
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (3.57%) HTML
11 2 (3.57%) CSS
11 2 (3.57%) NHibernate
11 2 (3.57%) JSON
12 1 (1.79%) XSLT
12 1 (1.79%) Middleware
12 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 1 (1.79%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) MVC
2 21 (37.50%) CRM
3 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (28.57%) MVVM
5 15 (26.79%) Workflow
6 11 (19.64%) TDD
7 8 (14.29%) Migration
7 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.57%) OOD
10 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.57%) OO
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (1.79%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (19.64%) MCITP
2 9 (16.07%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago