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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.90% 7.06% 13.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 19.78% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 31
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
74 91 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.20% 35.69% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 96
Median daily rate £475 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Bury St Edmunds -1 6 £480 +6.66%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (87.50%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) CRM
3 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (62.50%) XML
5 10 (62.50%) SOAP
6 9 (56.25%) .NET
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (50.00%) Silverlight
8 7 (43.75%) Web Services
9 6 (37.50%) Windows
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
10 5 (31.25%) MVVM
10 5 (31.25%) Workflow
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (18.75%) TDD
11 3 (18.75%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (18.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (18.75%) MCITP
11 3 (18.75%) WPF
12 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 2 (12.50%) MVC
12 2 (12.50%) XAML
12 2 (12.50%) Oracle

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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NuGet
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) CRM Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) SOAP
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (18.75%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (31.25%) MVVM
3 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) VMware