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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 152 113 83
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -30
Contract jobs citing WCF 106 151 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 1.69% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.36% 6.95% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 119 115
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £361 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -20.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 26 £350 - 18
Buckinghamshire +6 25 £300 -20.52% 10
Surrey -37 15 £431 +7.14% 18
Oxfordshire -18 11 £398 +13.57% 13
West Sussex -13 10 £345 +22.66% 1
Hampshire -8 9 £316 -15.66% 17
East Sussex -9 6 £325 +62.50% 3
Kent -9 4 £319 +15.90% 11
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 227 (87.64%) .NET
2 225 (86.87%) C#
3 139 (53.67%) ASP.NET
4 128 (49.42%) MVC
5 125 (48.26%) SQL Server
6 118 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (44.40%) Web Services
8 104 (40.15%) JavaScript
9 95 (36.68%) SQL
10 79 (30.50%) CSS
11 78 (30.12%) HTML
12 74 (28.57%) .NET Framework
13 73 (28.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 72 (27.80%) jQuery
15 69 (26.64%) Visual Studio
16 66 (25.48%) XML
17 64 (24.71%) Scrum
18 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
19 56 (21.62%) TDD
20 53 (20.46%) WPF
21 50 (19.31%) T-SQL
22 47 (18.15%) ASP.NET Web API
23 46 (17.76%) Entity Framework
23 46 (17.76%) Team Foundation Server
24 39 (15.06%) OO
25 34 (13.13%) AngularJS
26 33 (12.74%) Finance
27 31 (11.97%) MS Excel
28 30 (11.58%) Oracle
29 29 (11.20%) KnockoutJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (6.95%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.63%) IIS
4 8 (3.09%) CMS
4 8 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.93%) Kentico
6 3 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.77%) Mule
7 2 (0.77%) Zimbra
7 2 (0.77%) Node.js
8 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.39%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) DNN
Applications
1 31 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) HTTP
2 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) DNS
3 2 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) CTI
4 1 (0.39%) FTP
4 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.39%) VPN
4 1 (0.39%) 802.15
4 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.39%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.93%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.54%) MySQL
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.77%) SQLite
11 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.39%) SSDT
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 69 (26.64%) Visual Studio
2 46 (17.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (9.65%) NUnit
4 11 (4.25%) StyleCop
5 9 (3.47%) Subversion
5 9 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.09%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 7 (2.70%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.32%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.93%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.54%) Selenium
10 4 (1.54%) Moq
11 3 (1.16%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.16%) NetAdvantage
11 3 (1.16%) JIRA
11 3 (1.16%) Toad
12 2 (0.77%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.77%) MSTest
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (12.74%) Finance
2 8 (3.09%) Marketing
3 5 (1.93%) Publishing
4 2 (0.77%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 225 (86.87%) Developer
2 130 (50.19%) .NET Developer
3 88 (33.98%) C# Developer
4 57 (22.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (11.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (11.20%) Senior Developer
7 22 (8.49%) Web Developer
8 20 (7.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.79%) WPF Developer
9 15 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (4.63%) Analyst
11 11 (4.25%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.25%) Programmer
12 10 (3.86%) C# Programmer
13 8 (3.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.09%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.70%) Architect
14 7 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
14 7 (2.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (87.64%) .NET
2 139 (53.67%) ASP.NET
3 115 (44.40%) Web Services
4 79 (30.50%) CSS
5 78 (30.12%) HTML
6 74 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 73 (28.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (27.80%) jQuery
9 66 (25.48%) XML
10 53 (20.46%) WPF
11 47 (18.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 46 (17.76%) Entity Framework
13 34 (13.13%) AngularJS
14 29 (11.20%) KnockoutJS
15 25 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 25 (9.65%) Ajax
15 25 (9.65%) SOAP
16 24 (9.27%) HTML5
17 23 (8.88%) LINQ
18 19 (7.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.65%) Client/Server
2 12 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.09%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.09%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.32%) Social Media
7 5 (1.93%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.77%) Google Search Appliance
10 1 (0.39%) Blog
10 1 (0.39%) EPoS
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.04%) Windows
2 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.54%) Linux
4 2 (0.77%) Android
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (49.42%) MVC
2 118 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.71%) Scrum
4 56 (21.62%) TDD
5 39 (15.06%) OO
6 24 (9.27%) Unit Testing
7 23 (8.88%) OOD
8 19 (7.34%) SOA
8 19 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.95%) MVVM
10 17 (6.56%) OOP
11 12 (4.63%) CRM
11 12 (4.63%) System Testing
12 11 (4.25%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (4.25%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (4.25%) BDD
13 10 (3.86%) SDLC
13 10 (3.86%) Web Development
13 10 (3.86%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 225 (86.87%) C#
2 104 (40.15%) JavaScript
3 95 (36.68%) SQL
4 50 (19.31%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.63%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.86%) C++
7 9 (3.47%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.09%) VB6
8 8 (3.09%) VB
9 7 (2.70%) PHP
10 6 (2.32%) Java
11 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) Python
12 2 (0.77%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
12 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.77%) C
13 1 (0.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.39%) Perl
13 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.47%) Degree
4 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.16%) MCTS
6 1 (0.39%) MCPD
6 1 (0.39%) MCAD
6 1 (0.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.39%) Firmware
1 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.32%) Puppet
2 6 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
3 1 (0.39%) AppManager
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.58%) Oracle
3 8 (3.09%) Telerik
4 5 (1.93%) Remedy
4 5 (1.93%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.54%) Citrix
6 3 (1.16%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.16%) Google
7 2 (0.77%) Ektron
7 2 (0.77%) VMware
7 2 (0.77%) HP
7 2 (0.77%) Capita
8 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.39%) Facebook
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Assembla
8 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago