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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.47% 1.75% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 5.00% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £333 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +15.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £383 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
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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
95 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.09% 35.09% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 38
Average daily rate £338 £350 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.81 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (60.00%) WPF
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) MVVM
6 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (20.00%) CSS3
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (20.00%) TDD
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) CSS
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
11 3 (15.00%) OOP
11 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.00%) OOD
11 3 (15.00%) CMS
11 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (15.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (55.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (35.00%) WPF Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (60.00%) WPF
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (10.00%) RESTful
10 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
10 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) MVVM
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle