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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 2.39% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 10.38% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 12
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
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
215 212 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.57% 22.99% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 143 123
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 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) REST
9 6 (30.00%) Ajax
9 6 (30.00%) WPF
9 6 (30.00%) IIS
9 6 (30.00%) Python
9 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Java
10 5 (25.00%) PHP
10 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
10 5 (25.00%) CRM
10 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 5 (25.00%) HTTP
10 5 (25.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) SSL
10 5 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (25.00%) LINQ
10 5 (25.00%) Ruby

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 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) SSL
1 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.00%) DMZ
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (5.00%) AppScan
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) WCF Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) REST
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
6 5 (25.00%) FastCGI
6 5 (25.00%) LINQ
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (10.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Contact Management
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) MCITP
1 3 (15.00%) MCTS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (5.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin