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 27 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.09% 3.72% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.14% 11.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +0.68%
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
99 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.00% 31.91% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 32
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 +3 3 £310 +19.23%
Dartford - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Whitstable - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) WPF
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (42.86%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 6 (21.43%) MVVM
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.86%) CSS
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
11 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (14.29%) CSS3
12 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (14.29%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.71%) CMS
1 3 (10.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) .NET Developer
3 20 (71.43%) C# Developer
4 18 (64.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (42.86%) WPF Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) WPF
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (14.29%) CSS3
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 3 (10.71%) Ember.js
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.71%) RESTful
10 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) MVVM
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.71%) OOD
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Android Development
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica