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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 6.45% - 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 19 23 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 20.43% 23.23% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 19
Median daily rate £300 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project

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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 6 (100.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft