Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 63 60
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 1.68% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 5.04% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 26
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £313
90th Percentile £394 £395 £488
East of England median daily rate £363 £344 £425
% change year-on-year +5.45% -19.12% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.75
10th Percentile £42.50 - £40.63
90th Percentile £47.50 - £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.75

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 428 377 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.06% 33.42% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 188 364
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £278 £252 £263
90th Percentile £500 £550 £492
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £20.41 £15.75 £10.48
90th Percentile £93.25 £47.43 £62.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Cambridgeshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 8 £363 +26.09% 2
Peterborough -10 7 £300 +20.00% 2
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) SDLC
3 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) MVC
5 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (41.18%) SOLID
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (35.29%) NHibernate
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (29.41%) WPF
9 4 (23.53%) RESTful
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (17.65%) jQuery
10 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) NUnit
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) NUnit
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Developer
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server Developer
4 12 (70.59%) C# WCF Developer
4 12 (70.59%) WCF Developer
5 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (35.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (35.29%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (35.29%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Applications Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (35.29%) NHibernate
3 5 (29.41%) WPF
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) SDLC
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (41.18%) SOLID
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft