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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.81% 5.33% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% 14.44% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £394 £315 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £344 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
183 90 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.61% 36.89% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 39 35
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -3 5 £413 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 - -
Maidstone - 1 £375 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 11 (57.89%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
8 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
9 3 (15.79%) Fund Management
9 3 (15.79%) WPF
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
9 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 13 (68.42%) C# Developer
4 11 (57.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (42.11%) C# WCF Developer
6 8 (42.11%) WCF Developer
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Developer
8 4 (21.05%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
8 4 (21.05%) C# Application Developer
8 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
9 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (10.53%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
9 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (5.26%) StructureMap
9 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
4 3 (15.79%) Fund Management
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) CQRS
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) SOLID
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle