The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.24% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 1.17% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Median daily rate £475 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £393 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 511 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.07% 20.75% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 303 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £175.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Berkshire region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Reading +18 10 £500 +11.11% 2
Wokingham 0 4 £500 +53.84% 2
Bracknell +3 2 - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) XML
8 8 (33.33%) SOAP
8 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 7 (29.17%) MSTest
9 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (25.00%) OO
10 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (25.00%) SOA
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) OOD
11 5 (20.83%) Windows
11 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 5 (20.83%) HTML
11 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.83%) WPF
12 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (16.67%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) GIS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MSTest
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) WCF Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Azure Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Support Officer
7 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) WPF
8 4 (16.67%) HTML5
8 4 (16.67%) Middleware
9 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 2 (8.33%) jQuery
10 2 (8.33%) JSON
10 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (8.33%) WSDL
10 2 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) OO
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
1 6 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) OOD
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) MSF
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) MVVM
5 2 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
7 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
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