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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing WCF 28 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.81% 7.45% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.45% 21.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
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
102 66 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 43.04% 35.11% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 32
Average daily rate £375 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -11 6 £375 -3.84% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £375 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 57 (98.28%) C#
2 54 (93.10%) .NET
3 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
4 43 (74.14%) ASP.NET
4 43 (74.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (60.34%) MVC
6 31 (53.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 17 (29.31%) QA
9 17 (29.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (27.59%) CRM
10 16 (27.59%) SQL
11 15 (25.86%) SOAP
12 14 (24.14%) Web Services
12 14 (24.14%) XML
12 14 (24.14%) Finance
13 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.41%) Windows
13 13 (22.41%) SharePoint
13 13 (22.41%) MVVM
14 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (20.69%) Workflow
15 11 (18.97%) Reactive Extensions
15 11 (18.97%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 9 (15.52%) TDD
17 8 (13.79%) MCITP
17 8 (13.79%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (22.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 43 (74.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (53.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.17%) Moq
2 3 (5.17%) NuGet
2 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (96.55%) Developer
2 36 (62.07%) .NET Developer
3 24 (41.38%) C# Developer
4 22 (37.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (25.86%) Senior Developer
6 14 (24.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (20.69%) CRM Developer
8 9 (15.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (15.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (6.90%) Applications Developer
12 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Developer
13 1 (1.72%) C# Application Developer
13 1 (1.72%) Programmer
13 1 (1.72%) Web Developer
13 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (93.10%) .NET
2 43 (74.14%) ASP.NET
3 28 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (25.86%) SOAP
5 14 (24.14%) Web Services
5 14 (24.14%) XML
6 11 (18.97%) Reactive Extensions
6 11 (18.97%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 8 (13.79%) WPF
7 8 (13.79%) Silverlight
8 7 (12.07%) jQuery
9 5 (8.62%) NHibernate
10 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (3.45%) HTML
11 2 (3.45%) JSON
11 2 (3.45%) CSS
12 1 (1.72%) XSLT
12 1 (1.72%) Middleware
12 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 1 (1.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) MVC
2 17 (29.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (27.59%) CRM
4 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.41%) MVVM
5 12 (20.69%) Workflow
6 9 (15.52%) TDD
7 7 (12.07%) Migration
7 7 (12.07%) Data Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.45%) Web Development
11 2 (3.45%) OOD
11 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.45%) OO
12 1 (1.72%) Data Transformation
12 1 (1.72%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) C#
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (13.79%) MCITP
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
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