The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.83% 6.70% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 20.90% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
East Sussex

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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.58% 32.06% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 31
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) COM+
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) AutoMapper
4 1 (25.00%) COM+
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) StructureMap
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) CQRS
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL