The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.50% 4.71% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.84% 17.50% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
WCF
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
95 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.65% 26.94% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 38
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Kent

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 3
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Stansted - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (68.00%) MVC
5 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (52.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (52.00%) XML
6 13 (52.00%) SQL
6 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
8 11 (44.00%) OOP
8 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (44.00%) REST
8 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
8 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (44.00%) JSON
9 8 (32.00%) HTML5
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 8 (32.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) PHP
10 7 (28.00%) WPF
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
12 5 (20.00%) DevExpress
12 5 (20.00%) Telerik
12 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (16.00%) Scrum
13 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
13 4 (16.00%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Web Developer
3 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (16.00%) WPF Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Tester
9 1 (4.00%) Programmer
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) XML
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (44.00%) REST
4 11 (44.00%) JSON
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) CSS
6 7 (28.00%) WPF
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.00%) FFmpeg
8 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
9 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Streaming Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (44.00%) OOP
3 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) VB.NET
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) DevExpress
1 5 (20.00%) Telerik
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore