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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 14 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.88% 15.91% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.89% 42.42% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 7
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
94 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.50% 37.50% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 25
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £338
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 £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 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 -13 6 £375 -3.22% 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (97.37%) C#
2 33 (86.84%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (47.37%) CRM
4 18 (47.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (44.74%) SOAP
5 17 (44.74%) XML
6 16 (42.11%) Web Services
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 16 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (36.84%) TDD
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (26.32%) MVC
11 9 (23.68%) Workflow
11 9 (23.68%) Windows
11 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
12 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
12 8 (21.05%) MVVM
12 8 (21.05%) Reactive Extensions
12 8 (21.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (18.42%) MCITP
13 7 (18.42%) Advertising
14 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
14 6 (15.79%) SQL
15 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
15 5 (13.16%) Degree

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (42.11%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Moq
2 3 (7.89%) JUnit
General
1 7 (18.42%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 12 (31.58%) CRM Developer
4 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Lead Software Developer
10 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) SOAP
2 17 (44.74%) XML
3 16 (42.11%) Web Services
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.05%) Reactive Extensions
4 8 (21.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (10.53%) LINQ
6 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.89%) Silverlight
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) WPF
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) CRM
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) MVC
5 9 (23.68%) Workflow
6 8 (21.05%) MVVM
7 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.63%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.63%) Information Security
10 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Groovy
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (18.42%) MCITP
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
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