The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 3.10% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 6.52% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £313 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £364 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
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
62 138 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.31% 47.59% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 52
Median daily rate £340 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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 25 September 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) StructureMap
4 3 (37.50%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (37.50%) CQRS
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Moq
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (50.00%) WCF Developer
4 4 (50.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) StructureMap
4 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) CQRS
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft