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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 165 171 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -74
Contract jobs citing WCF 101 105 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.07% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 4.10% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 133
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £27.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.25 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +14.48%
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
2334 2560 2307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.13% 26.11% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1673 1304
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.50 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +31 42 £365 +16.80% 13
Surrey +7 27 £480 +9.09% 16
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £388 -8.82% 14
Berkshire +2 9 £450 +24.13% 9
Kent +3 3 £275 -22.80% 3
East Sussex 0 3 £475 +46.15% 2
West Sussex -1 3 £338 +8.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 £500 - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 165 (95.38%) C#
2 151 (87.28%) .NET
3 112 (64.74%) SQL Server
3 112 (64.74%) MVC
4 108 (62.43%) ASP.NET
5 97 (56.07%) SQL
6 82 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (43.93%) Web Services
8 74 (42.77%) JavaScript
9 73 (42.20%) CSS
10 71 (41.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 68 (39.31%) XML
12 61 (35.26%) jQuery
12 61 (35.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (33.53%) HTML
14 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
15 45 (26.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (25.43%) .NET Framework
17 42 (24.28%) TDD
18 41 (23.70%) SharePoint
19 40 (23.12%) Visual Studio
20 38 (21.97%) Windows
21 37 (21.39%) T-SQL
22 36 (20.81%) Security Cleared
23 34 (19.65%) IIS
24 33 (19.08%) SC Cleared
25 32 (18.50%) SOAP
25 32 (18.50%) Scrum
26 31 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 31 (17.92%) 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 (23.70%) SharePoint
2 34 (19.65%) IIS
3 29 (16.76%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (6.94%) CMS
4 12 (6.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.73%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (12.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.89%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) DNS
2 11 (6.36%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.73%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) DMZ
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) IPsec
5 1 (0.58%) SNA
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
5 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (64.74%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (14.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.16%) MySQL
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.58%) DB2
10 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (41.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (23.12%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.09%) NUnit
4 13 (7.51%) Selenium
4 13 (7.51%) SpecFlow
5 11 (6.36%) MSI
5 11 (6.36%) WiX
6 8 (4.62%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.89%) Babel
7 5 (2.89%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.89%) webpack
8 4 (2.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (2.31%) JIRA
9 3 (1.73%) Moq
9 3 (1.73%) MSTest
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.73%) Subversion
10 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (9.25%) Finance
2 6 (3.47%) Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 4 (2.31%) Military
5 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (95.38%) Developer
2 98 (56.65%) .NET Developer
3 64 (36.99%) C# Developer
4 44 (25.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (12.14%) CRM Developer
8 19 (10.98%) SQL Developer
9 18 (10.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (10.40%) WCF Developer
10 16 (9.25%) C# WCF Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Sitecore Developer
13 9 (5.20%) CMS Developer
13 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (4.62%) BizTalk Developer
15 7 (4.05%) Applications Developer
15 7 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
16 6 (3.47%) C# WPF Developer
16 6 (3.47%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (87.28%) .NET
2 108 (62.43%) ASP.NET
3 76 (43.93%) Web Services
4 73 (42.20%) CSS
5 68 (39.31%) XML
6 61 (35.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (35.26%) jQuery
7 58 (33.53%) HTML
8 45 (26.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (25.43%) .NET Framework
10 32 (18.50%) SOAP
11 31 (17.92%) Entity Framework
12 28 (16.18%) Ajax
13 27 (15.61%) HTML5
14 26 (15.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (14.45%) AngularJS
15 25 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (12.72%) LINQ
17 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 21 (12.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.47%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.73%) NHS
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
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 (21.97%) Windows
2 5 (2.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.58%) AIX
4 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (64.74%) MVC
2 82 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.28%) TDD
4 32 (18.50%) Scrum
5 28 (16.18%) Web Development
6 23 (13.29%) CRM
7 19 (10.98%) Data Protection
8 17 (9.83%) OOP
9 16 (9.25%) OO
10 14 (8.09%) Kanban
10 14 (8.09%) OWASP
10 14 (8.09%) Secure Coding
11 13 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.51%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.51%) MVVM
12 12 (6.94%) Full Text Search
13 11 (6.36%) Content Management
13 11 (6.36%) SDLC
13 11 (6.36%) SOLID
14 10 (5.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 165 (95.38%) C#
2 97 (56.07%) SQL
3 74 (42.77%) JavaScript
4 37 (21.39%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.56%) VB.NET
6 18 (10.40%) VB
7 16 (9.25%) PL/SQL
8 15 (8.67%) TypeScript
9 10 (5.78%) C
10 9 (5.20%) C++
11 8 (4.62%) Java
12 6 (3.47%) PHP
12 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.31%) VB6
14 3 (1.73%) Python
14 3 (1.73%) XPath
15 1 (0.58%) ABAP
15 1 (0.58%) Haskell
15 1 (0.58%) Perl
15 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (20.81%) Security Cleared
2 33 (19.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.16%) ISEB
5 2 (1.16%) MCITP
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.56%) Oracle
3 13 (7.51%) DevExpress
4 12 (6.94%) Sitecore
5 7 (4.05%) BMC
5 7 (4.05%) 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
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase
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