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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 110 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.60% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.94% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 29
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
WCF
South East

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
502 511 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.71% 20.41% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 340 265
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 3 £475 +31.03% 3
Wokingham - 2 £400 - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
6 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) HTML
7 9 (47.37%) TDD
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
9 7 (36.84%) CSS
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (36.84%) HTML5
10 6 (31.58%) jQuery
10 6 (31.58%) OO
11 5 (26.32%) OOD
11 5 (26.32%) XML
11 5 (26.32%) WPF
11 5 (26.32%) Scrum
12 4 (21.05%) Web Development
12 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (21.05%) SOAP
12 4 (21.05%) SQL
12 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
12 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
12 4 (21.05%) CSS3

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 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (10.53%) WCF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) WPF
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (21.05%) CSS3
7 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 4 (21.05%) Kendo UI
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Build Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) MVVM
7 2 (10.53%) SOLID
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Sencha
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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