The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 25 13
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 2.22% 6.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.41% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £240 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +25.37%
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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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 68 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 29.13% 50.37% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 13
Average daily rate £320 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (18.18%) Electronics
8 2 (18.18%) DTV
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (18.18%) SAP
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Analyst
7 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) LINQ
8 1 (9.09%) WF
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (9.09%) DAO
8 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP