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 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing WCF 14 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.83% 4.93% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 18.42% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate
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£318 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +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 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
86 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.66% 26.76% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 54
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £40.00
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 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 December 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 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 4
Folkestone - 2 £315 -
Maidstone +1 1 £225 -18.18% 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
3 20 (66.67%) MVC
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
5 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (43.33%) HTML
7 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (40.00%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) CSS
9 11 (36.67%) XML
9 11 (36.67%) HTML5
10 10 (33.33%) REST
10 10 (33.33%) WPF
10 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 10 (33.33%) OOP
10 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
11 9 (30.00%) Oracle
11 9 (30.00%) JSON
11 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (23.33%) TDD
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (20.00%) Scrum
13 6 (20.00%) PHP
14 5 (16.67%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 14 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) Web Developer
6 9 (30.00%) WPF Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Tester
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) CSS
6 11 (36.67%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) HTML5
7 10 (33.33%) REST
7 10 (33.33%) WPF
8 9 (30.00%) JSON
9 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (16.67%) RESTful
10 5 (16.67%) CSS3
10 5 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (13.33%) Ember.js
11 4 (13.33%) Web Services
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) W3C
1 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (33.33%) OOP
3 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.67%) OO
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (20.00%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) DevExpress
3 4 (13.33%) Telerik
4 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
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