The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.25% - 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% - 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
West Midlands

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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 67 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 24.49% 18.31% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 49
Average daily rate £400 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Warwickshire region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Warwickshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) NUnit
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Log4j
1 1 (16.67%) Log4Net
1 1 (16.67%) Mockito
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft