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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.39% 13.42% 9.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 32.26% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 35 9
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£413 £403 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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
70 124 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.49% 41.61% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 100 34
Average daily rate £425 £384 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 £300 -22.58% 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Web Services
1 17 (94.44%) BizTalk Server
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) XML
3 14 (77.78%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) MS Project
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) Publishing
9 1 (5.56%) Migration
9 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
9 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
2 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 15 (83.33%) XML
3 14 (77.78%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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