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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 43 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 2.41% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% 7.43% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Median daily rate £275 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.69% -16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 155 202 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.86% 32.48% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 122 113
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £33.60 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% +14.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridge -1 7 £275 -12.69% 7
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) .NET
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (48.00%) MVC
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) WPF
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) XSLT
11 4 (16.00%) Web Development
11 4 (16.00%) NUnit
11 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (16.00%) LINQ
11 4 (16.00%) jQuery
11 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
11 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (16.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (16.00%) MSTest
12 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
12 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Selenium
12 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
12 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

WCF
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NFC
1 1 (4.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MSTest
1 4 (16.00%) NUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) .NET Developer
2 19 (76.00%) C# Developer
3 15 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (16.00%) WCF Developer
4 4 (16.00%) WPF Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) WPF
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) LINQ
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) XSLT
7 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) WinForms
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (8.00%) REST
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.00%) MVVM
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SOLID
5 2 (8.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
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