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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 42 34 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.77% 0.41% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 2.94% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £356 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.63%  
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 54 34 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 20.77% 13.82% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 34
Median daily rate £363 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 25 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
Derby - 2 £356 - 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle