The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.76% - 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.81% - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
WCF
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.61% 25.51% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 39 43
Average daily rate £450 £304 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) Web Services
5 15 (68.18%) XML
6 14 (63.64%) .NET
7 13 (59.09%) SOAP
7 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (54.55%) SQL
9 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
9 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
10 10 (45.45%) NHS
11 9 (40.91%) MVC
11 9 (40.91%) Replication
12 7 (31.82%) Information Security
12 7 (31.82%) CSS
12 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
13 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (22.73%) HTML
14 5 (22.73%) TDD
15 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
15 4 (18.18%) Back Office
16 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
16 3 (13.64%) Marketing
16 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 15 (68.18%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
4 13 (59.09%) SOAP
5 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.09%) Lucene
10 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (4.55%) REST
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) NHS
2 9 (40.91%) Replication
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) DTV
5 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.09%) EPiServer
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