Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 21 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 Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.54% - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Derbyshire median daily rate £375 - £375
10th Percentile £320 - £258
90th Percentile £450 - £388
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £358 £375
% change year-on-year -4.90% -4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +33.33%

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 93 85 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 16.64% 15.65% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 58
Derbyshire median daily rate £390 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -11.72% +11.54%
10th Percentile £306 £262 £275
90th Percentile £454 £475 £441
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate £28.65 £9.50 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +201.58% +18.75% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Derbyshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Derbyshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Derby - 1 £425 - 6
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore