The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Suffolk 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 11 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs citing WCF 37 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.65% 5.37% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.58% 19.51% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.43% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £403
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 £25.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.65% 27.52% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 33 33
Average daily rate £368 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WCF
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -6 12 £375 +6.99% 3
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £350 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 61 (96.83%) C#
2 60 (95.24%) .NET
3 49 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET
4 44 (69.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (52.38%) MVC
6 31 (49.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
9 19 (30.16%) SQL
10 17 (26.98%) QA
10 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (25.40%) SOAP
11 16 (25.40%) CRM
12 15 (23.81%) Finance
13 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (19.05%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) XML
15 11 (17.46%) Windows
15 11 (17.46%) MVVM
15 11 (17.46%) Silverlight
16 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
16 10 (15.87%) Workflow
17 9 (14.29%) WPF
17 9 (14.29%) Migration
17 9 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
17 9 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 44 (69.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (49.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.76%) Moq
3 3 (4.76%) NuGet
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (95.24%) Developer
2 37 (58.73%) .NET Developer
3 24 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 21 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (23.81%) Senior Developer
6 14 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (20.63%) CRM Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (6.35%) Applications Developer
13 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
13 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Developer
14 1 (1.59%) C# Application Developer
14 1 (1.59%) Deployment Engineer
14 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
14 1 (1.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (95.24%) .NET
2 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET
3 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (25.40%) SOAP
5 12 (19.05%) Web Services
5 12 (19.05%) XML
6 11 (17.46%) Silverlight
7 9 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
7 9 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 9 (14.29%) WPF
8 8 (12.70%) jQuery
9 5 (7.94%) JSON
9 5 (7.94%) NHibernate
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (3.17%) CSS
11 2 (3.17%) HTML
11 2 (3.17%) LINQ
12 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) MVC
2 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (25.40%) CRM
4 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) MVVM
6 10 (15.87%) Workflow
7 9 (14.29%) Migration
8 7 (11.11%) TDD
8 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.17%) Web Development
12 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
12 2 (3.17%) OOD
12 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.17%) OO
13 1 (1.59%) Business Transformation
13 1 (1.59%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 61 (96.83%) C#
2 19 (30.16%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.52%) MCITP
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) Telerik
3 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago