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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 158 163 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -69
Contract jobs citing WCF 95 110 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.11% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 4.33% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 74 135
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
2329 2539 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.95% 25.70% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1684 1281
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +33 42 £370 +5.71% 13
Surrey +12 24 £400 -10.11% 14
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £413 -2.94% 5
Berkshire +4 9 £425 +13.33% 5
Kent +1 4 £313 -10.71% 7
East Sussex -3 3 £475 +46.15% 2
West Sussex +2 2 £369 +62.98%
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 - - 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 159 (92.44%) C#
2 147 (85.47%) .NET
3 119 (69.19%) SQL Server
4 108 (62.79%) MVC
5 106 (61.63%) SQL
5 106 (61.63%) ASP.NET
6 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (47.09%) Web Services
8 75 (43.60%) JavaScript
9 71 (41.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 69 (40.12%) CSS
11 66 (38.37%) XML
12 65 (37.79%) jQuery
13 57 (33.14%) HTML
14 55 (31.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 54 (31.40%) Microsoft
16 45 (26.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (25.00%) .NET Framework
18 41 (23.84%) SharePoint
19 40 (23.26%) TDD
20 39 (22.67%) T-SQL
20 39 (22.67%) Security Cleared
21 38 (22.09%) Windows
22 36 (20.93%) SC Cleared
23 35 (20.35%) Visual Studio
24 34 (19.77%) IIS
25 33 (19.19%) SOAP
25 33 (19.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 31 (18.02%) Scrum
27 30 (17.44%) Entity Framework

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 (23.84%) SharePoint
2 34 (19.77%) IIS
3 26 (15.12%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (6.98%) CMS
4 12 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (11.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.91%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) DNS
1 11 (6.40%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.16%) HTTP
2 2 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (69.19%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (15.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.16%) MySQL
8 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 71 (41.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (20.35%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.14%) NUnit
4 13 (7.56%) Selenium
4 13 (7.56%) SpecFlow
5 11 (6.40%) MSI
5 11 (6.40%) WiX
6 10 (5.81%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.49%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.91%) Babel
8 5 (2.91%) webpack
9 4 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (2.33%) JIRA
9 4 (2.33%) Moq
9 4 (2.33%) MSTest
10 3 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 14 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.33%) Military
3 3 (1.74%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 169 (98.26%) Developer
2 100 (58.14%) .NET Developer
3 57 (33.14%) C# Developer
4 37 (21.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (16.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 23 (13.37%) CRM Developer
7 20 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (10.47%) SQL Developer
9 16 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.40%) WCF Developer
11 10 (5.81%) Sitecore Developer
12 9 (5.23%) C# WCF Developer
12 9 (5.23%) CMS Developer
12 9 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.65%) BizTalk Developer
13 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
14 6 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (3.49%) Software Developer
14 6 (3.49%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (85.47%) .NET
2 106 (61.63%) ASP.NET
3 81 (47.09%) Web Services
4 69 (40.12%) CSS
5 66 (38.37%) XML
6 65 (37.79%) jQuery
7 57 (33.14%) HTML
8 55 (31.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (26.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 33 (19.19%) SOAP
12 30 (17.44%) Entity Framework
13 28 (16.28%) Ajax
13 28 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 27 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (15.12%) HTML5
16 23 (13.37%) LINQ
17 22 (12.79%) AngularJS
18 21 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 21 (12.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.16%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.09%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) AIX
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.79%) MVC
2 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (23.26%) TDD
4 31 (18.02%) Scrum
5 27 (15.70%) Web Development
6 23 (13.37%) CRM
7 22 (12.79%) OOP
8 18 (10.47%) Data Protection
8 18 (10.47%) OO
9 16 (9.30%) OWASP
9 16 (9.30%) Secure Coding
10 14 (8.14%) Kanban
11 13 (7.56%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.98%) Full Text Search
12 12 (6.98%) MVVM
13 11 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.40%) Content Management
14 10 (5.81%) Logistics
14 10 (5.81%) SOLID
15 9 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 159 (92.44%) C#
2 106 (61.63%) SQL
3 75 (43.60%) JavaScript
4 39 (22.67%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.95%) VB.NET
6 18 (10.47%) VB
7 16 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 15 (8.72%) TypeScript
9 10 (5.81%) C++
10 9 (5.23%) C
11 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.91%) Java
12 5 (2.91%) PHP
13 4 (2.33%) VB6
14 3 (1.74%) XPath
15 1 (0.58%) ABAP
15 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 36 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.23%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.58%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 54 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.21%) Oracle
3 13 (7.56%) DevExpress
4 12 (6.98%) Sitecore
5 7 (4.07%) BMC
5 7 (4.07%) Remedy
6 2 (1.16%) Telerik
7 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) RedGate
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Sencha
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