Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 24 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 35 43
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 23 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.39% 5.42% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 15.41% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 22
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £340 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.48% -8.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £237
90th Percentile £428 £488 £486
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 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 307 344 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 31.85% 35.21% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 184 172
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £308 £306 £246
90th Percentile £563 £488 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
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 Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Nottinghamshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Nottinghamshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Nottinghamshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Nottingham -24 22 £340 -7.17% 6
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
3 16 (69.57%) WPF
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) OO
8 6 (26.09%) MVVM
9 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (21.74%) XML
10 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) MVC
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Web Services
12 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (8.70%) CRM
12 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
12 2 (8.70%) Unix
12 2 (8.70%) Windows
12 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) YouTrack
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) WPF Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) WCF Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) WPF
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) MVVM
2 6 (26.09%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) SOLID
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) DevExpress