The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 175 167 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -59
Contract jobs citing WCF 89 113 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.18% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 4.51% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 115
Median daily rate £393 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £40.25 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.25 £47.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
WCF
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2359 2504 2158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.63% 26.18% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1591 1205
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 36 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South East region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WCF
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

WCF Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

WCF
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Hampshire +20 31 £381 +20.55% 21
Surrey +2 28 £480 +11.30% 17
Berkshire -13 10 £375 +7.14% 10
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £338 -18.18% 5
West Sussex -9 6 £358 +3.62% 4
Kent +10 3 £275 -8.33% 5
East Sussex +8 2 £475 +46.15% 4
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 155 (94.51%) C#
2 145 (88.41%) .NET
3 102 (62.20%) SQL Server
4 100 (60.98%) MVC
5 94 (57.32%) ASP.NET
6 82 (50.00%) SQL
7 73 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (41.46%) Web Services
9 66 (40.24%) JavaScript
10 60 (36.59%) CSS
11 57 (34.76%) jQuery
12 56 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 54 (32.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (28.66%) HTML
15 46 (28.05%) XML
16 43 (26.22%) .NET Framework
17 42 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 41 (25.00%) SharePoint
19 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
20 37 (22.56%) Visual Studio
21 35 (21.34%) T-SQL
21 35 (21.34%) TDD
22 32 (19.51%) Entity Framework
23 30 (18.29%) AngularJS
23 30 (18.29%) Windows
24 29 (17.68%) Security Cleared
25 27 (16.46%) WPF
25 27 (16.46%) SOAP
26 26 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
27 25 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 41 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 25 (15.24%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (13.41%) IIS
4 7 (4.27%) CMS
4 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (4.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (14.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.49%) DNS
2 7 (4.27%) HTTP
3 5 (3.05%) SSL
3 5 (3.05%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.44%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.61%) DMZ
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) IPsec
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) SNA
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (62.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (22.56%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.32%) NUnit
4 7 (4.27%) Moq
4 7 (4.27%) MSTest
5 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (3.66%) Selenium
5 6 (3.66%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.05%) Babel
6 5 (3.05%) Fiddler
6 5 (3.05%) webpack
7 4 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (2.44%) MSI
7 4 (2.44%) Subversion
7 4 (2.44%) WiX
8 3 (1.83%) JIRA
8 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (7.93%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Banking
3 4 (2.44%) Front Office
3 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.44%) Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Military
4 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (90.24%) Developer
2 87 (53.05%) .NET Developer
3 71 (43.29%) C# Developer
4 52 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 28 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (15.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (15.24%) SQL Developer
9 21 (12.80%) CRM Developer
10 17 (10.37%) SQL Server Developer
11 16 (9.76%) WCF Developer
12 15 (9.15%) C# WCF Developer
13 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
14 7 (4.27%) Agile Developer
14 7 (4.27%) Applications Developer
14 7 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
15 6 (3.66%) Azure Developer
15 6 (3.66%) C# WPF Developer
15 6 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
15 6 (3.66%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (88.41%) .NET
2 94 (57.32%) ASP.NET
3 68 (41.46%) Web Services
4 60 (36.59%) CSS
5 57 (34.76%) jQuery
6 54 (32.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (28.66%) HTML
8 46 (28.05%) XML
9 43 (26.22%) .NET Framework
10 42 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (19.51%) Entity Framework
12 30 (18.29%) AngularJS
13 27 (16.46%) SOAP
13 27 (16.46%) WPF
14 23 (14.02%) HTML5
15 21 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (11.59%) Ajax
17 18 (10.98%) REST
18 16 (9.76%) LINQ
19 14 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.49%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.22%) Linux
2 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) AIX
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (60.98%) MVC
2 73 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (21.34%) TDD
4 25 (15.24%) CRM
5 23 (14.02%) Scrum
5 23 (14.02%) Web Development
6 18 (10.98%) Data Protection
7 17 (10.37%) OO
8 13 (7.93%) MVVM
8 13 (7.93%) SDLC
9 11 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.71%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (6.10%) Logistics
11 9 (5.49%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.49%) SOLID
12 8 (4.88%) SOA
13 7 (4.27%) CQRS
13 7 (4.27%) Kanban
13 7 (4.27%) OOP
14 6 (3.66%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 155 (94.51%) C#
2 82 (50.00%) SQL
3 66 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 35 (21.34%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.15%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.10%) VB
6 10 (6.10%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.49%) C
7 9 (5.49%) Java
8 8 (4.88%) C++
9 7 (4.27%) Python
9 7 (4.27%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.66%) PHP
10 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.05%) Ruby
12 4 (2.44%) VB6
13 2 (1.22%) XAML
14 1 (0.61%) ABAP
14 1 (0.61%) Korn
14 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (17.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.88%) Degree
5 5 (3.05%) MCITP
5 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.83%) MCTS
7 2 (1.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.10%) Oracle
3 8 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.05%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.61%) HP
5 1 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.61%) RedGate
5 1 (0.61%) SAP
5 1 (0.61%) Sencha
5 1 (0.61%) Sybase
5 1 (0.61%) Telerik
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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