The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.95% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 7.63% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Median daily rate £475 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £425
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
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
237 249 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.24% 25.62% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 163 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Reading region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 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 Reading region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) Ajax
6 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) CRM
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (35.29%) IIS
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET
7 5 (29.41%) PHP
7 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
7 5 (29.41%) HTTP
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
7 5 (29.41%) WPF
7 5 (29.41%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.88%) DMZ
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.88%) AppScan
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) MSTest
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Azure Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) WCF Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) REST
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
4 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET
4 5 (29.41%) FastCGI
4 5 (29.41%) LINQ
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) StructureMap
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Contact Management
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.88%) MSF
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Korn
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) MCITP
1 3 (17.65%) MCTS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Fortify
1 1 (5.88%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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