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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Kent
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.49% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.19% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Median daily rate - £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.38 -

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
113 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.80% 40.25% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 35
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft