The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Guildford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.76% 4.40% 7.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 9.33% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£403 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 75 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 47.17% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 15
Average daily rate £320 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
Surrey

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Guildford region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (47.06%) WPF
7 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (23.53%) LINQ
10 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
10 4 (23.53%) Windows
10 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (23.53%) REST
11 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
11 3 (17.65%) Scrum
12 2 (11.76%) Programme Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) WPF
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) LINQ
8 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
9 1 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) WF
9 1 (5.88%) HTML5
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (5.88%) Middleware
9 1 (5.88%) DAO
9 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
9 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP