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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.41% 1.41% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 7.69% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£370 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.27%
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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 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.43% 18.31% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Average daily rate £370 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
2 2 (66.67%) XACML
2 2 (66.67%) SPML
2 2 (66.67%) OpenID
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) XACML
2 2 (66.67%) SPML
2 2 (66.67%) OpenID
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager