The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 59 64
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.21% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.97% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £355 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
WCF
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
164 181 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 24.30% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) QA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Velocity
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft