The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City 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 10 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.70% 4.76% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 18.18% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £608 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -
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%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 18.92% 26.19% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate £385 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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 Welwyn Garden City

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (40.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA