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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.21% 3.30% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 11.11% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Average daily rate £325 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £312 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
128 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.38% 29.67% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 40 45
Average daily rate £338 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidstone - 3 £350 -
West Malling - 1 £380 - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
6 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) TDD
8 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (33.33%) jQuery
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (27.78%) User Experience
9 5 (27.78%) HTML
9 5 (27.78%) CSS
10 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (22.22%) NHS
10 4 (22.22%) Migration
10 4 (22.22%) WPF
11 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (16.67%) IIS
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle
12 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.11%) Windows
12 2 (11.11%) SOA
12 2 (11.11%) CSS3
12 2 (11.11%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) MSTest
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) WCF Developer
6 4 (22.22%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
7 3 (16.67%) ASP Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
6 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.11%) CSS3
9 2 (11.11%) HTML5
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful
10 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
10 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.56%) REST
10 1 (5.56%) StructureMap
10 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) SOLID
4 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) CQRS
5 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 370 per day
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