Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 26 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.91% 2.20% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 7.81% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Peterborough median daily rate £300 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -33.33% -6.25%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £288 £375
% change year-on-year +26.09% -23.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire 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 Peterborough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 106 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 28.88% 28.19% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 41
Peterborough median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £262 £213 £210
90th Percentile £450 £475 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - £44.50 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Peterborough

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Peterborough

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Peterborough

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 Peterborough region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# WCF Developer
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Developer
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Developer
2 6 (85.71%) WCF Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft