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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / South East
Rank 192 181 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -76
Contract jobs citing WCF 45 74 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.90% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 3.38% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 125
Median daily rate £429 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £290 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1868 2189 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 26.68% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1425 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +30 20 £425 +36.76% 13
Berkshire +13 15 £475 +5.55% 9
Surrey +9 6 £500 +17.64% 5
Buckinghamshire -22 2 - - 6
East Sussex +3 1 £375 +36.36% 6
Oxfordshire -4 1 - - 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (89.55%) .NET
2 117 (87.31%) C#
3 99 (73.88%) SQL Server
4 84 (62.69%) SQL
5 83 (61.94%) ASP.NET
6 78 (58.21%) MVC
7 65 (48.51%) JavaScript
8 63 (47.01%) XML
8 63 (47.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (43.28%) Microsoft
11 55 (41.04%) Web Services
11 55 (41.04%) CSS
12 53 (39.55%) HTML
13 51 (38.06%) jQuery
14 43 (32.09%) IIS
15 38 (28.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (27.61%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (27.61%) Windows
17 34 (25.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 33 (24.63%) LINQ
19 31 (23.13%) .NET Framework
19 31 (23.13%) LINQ to SQL
19 31 (23.13%) OOP
19 31 (23.13%) Visual Studio
19 31 (23.13%) VB.NET
20 30 (22.39%) N-Tier
21 29 (21.64%) T-SQL
21 29 (21.64%) Ajax

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 43 (32.09%) IIS
2 16 (11.94%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (9.70%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.72%) CMS
4 9 (6.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) CICS
7 1 (0.75%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.75%) Commerce Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (5.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.72%) PaaS
3 7 (5.22%) Boomi
4 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.24%) IaaS
5 2 (1.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) DNS
1 7 (5.22%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.73%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (73.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (28.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.96%) Oracle Database
6 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.97%) MongoDB
7 8 (5.97%) MS Access
8 5 (3.73%) MySQL
9 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.49%) GIS
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.75%) DB2
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (47.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (23.13%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.97%) JIRA
4 8 (5.97%) MSTest
4 8 (5.97%) NUnit
4 8 (5.97%) SpecFlow
5 7 (5.22%) MSI
5 7 (5.22%) Selenium
5 7 (5.22%) WiX
6 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.24%) Moq
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.75%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 9 (6.72%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Retail
3 2 (1.49%) Advertising
3 2 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Military
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (91.04%) Developer
2 78 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 30 (22.39%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Azure Developer
4 14 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (10.45%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.46%) WCF Developer
8 9 (6.72%) Sitecore Developer
9 8 (5.97%) Access Developer
9 8 (5.97%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.22%) CMS Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (4.48%) CRM Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (89.55%) .NET
2 83 (61.94%) ASP.NET
3 63 (47.01%) XML
4 55 (41.04%) CSS
4 55 (41.04%) Web Services
5 53 (39.55%) HTML
6 51 (38.06%) jQuery
7 34 (25.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (24.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 33 (24.63%) LINQ
9 31 (23.13%) .NET Framework
9 31 (23.13%) LINQ to SQL
10 29 (21.64%) Ajax
11 24 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (14.93%) SOAP
13 18 (13.43%) AngularJS
14 17 (12.69%) Entity Framework
15 16 (11.94%) HTML5
16 15 (11.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (9.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.73%) Replication
4 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.49%) W3C
7 1 (0.75%) ASTM
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.61%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) MVC
2 59 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.13%) OOP
4 28 (20.90%) Scrum
5 26 (19.40%) TDD
6 24 (17.91%) OWASP
6 24 (17.91%) Secure Coding
7 15 (11.19%) Web Development
8 13 (9.70%) OO
9 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
9 12 (8.96%) SOA
10 10 (7.46%) CRM
10 10 (7.46%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.72%) Kanban
12 8 (5.97%) Analytics
12 8 (5.97%) BDD
12 8 (5.97%) Content Management
12 8 (5.97%) Migration
12 8 (5.97%) MSF
12 8 (5.97%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 117 (87.31%) C#
2 84 (62.69%) SQL
3 65 (48.51%) JavaScript
4 31 (23.13%) VB.NET
5 29 (21.64%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.46%) C++
7 9 (6.72%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.97%) VB
8 8 (5.97%) VBA
9 7 (5.22%) Java
9 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.99%) C
10 4 (2.99%) PHP
10 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.24%) XPath
12 1 (0.75%) COBOL
12 1 (0.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
1 24 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.46%) Degree
3 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) HL7
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 58 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.19%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.97%) DevExpress
5 7 (5.22%) BMC
5 7 (5.22%) Dell
5 7 (5.22%) Remedy
6 6 (4.48%) Telerik
7 1 (0.75%) Ektron
7 1 (0.75%) SAP
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
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