The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.27% 10.08% 13.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 30.38% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 22
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £353 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £461 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
67 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.45% 33.19% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 54
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £323 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £8.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newmarket - 1 £405 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for WCF.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) CRM
3 11 (78.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (64.29%) .NET
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (57.14%) Silverlight
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (50.00%) SOAP
7 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (50.00%) XML
7 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (42.86%) Web Services
8 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (35.71%) MVVM
10 4 (28.57%) Windows
11 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (21.43%) MVC
11 3 (21.43%) Workflow
11 3 (21.43%) WPF
12 2 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
12 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (14.29%) XAML
12 2 (14.29%) TDD
12 2 (14.29%) MCITP
12 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
13 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) CRM Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Silverlight
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) MVVM
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Capita
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle