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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 2.37% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £675 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
387 506 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.22% 20.10% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 314 327
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 £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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 +11 9 £475 +8.57% 2
Bracknell +3 1 - - 1
Wokingham +2 1 - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (45.83%) Web Services
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (29.17%) MSTest
6 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (25.00%) PaaS
6 6 (25.00%) IaaS
6 6 (25.00%) ERP
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) CRM
6 6 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) SOAP
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.83%) REST
7 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (16.67%) MSF
8 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) WPF

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 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (25.00%) IaaS
2 6 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) GIS
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MSTest
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 6 (25.00%) WCF Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Azure Developer
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Support Officer
6 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) REST
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) Middleware
5 4 (16.67%) WPF
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.17%) WSDL
8 1 (4.17%) XSD
8 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) CRM
1 6 (25.00%) ERP
1 6 (25.00%) OO
1 6 (25.00%) SOA
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) MSF
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) OOD
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
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