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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 99 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.28% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 1.48% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 23
Median daily rate £444 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
408 473 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.76% 18.79% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 287 311
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 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 December 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 +10 5 - - 6
Wokingham -1 4 £500 +53.84% 3
Bracknell - 2 - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 20 (90.91%) C#
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 8 (36.36%) SOAP
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) MSTest
9 6 (27.27%) REST
9 6 (27.27%) SOA
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (22.73%) WPF
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) OOD
10 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 4 (18.18%) DevOps
11 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (18.18%) 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 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) GIS
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (31.82%) MSTest
3 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) WCF Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Azure Developer
6 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Officer
7 1 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) REST
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) WPF
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) Middleware
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 2 (9.09%) CSS3
10 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 2 (9.09%) React
10 2 (9.09%) WSDL
10 2 (9.09%) XSD
10 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) OO
1 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) OOD
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) XPath
7 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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