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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 161 105 81
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -24
Contract jobs citing WCF 107 163 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.77% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 7.24% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 119 126
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £27.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £47.95 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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
2511 2250 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.30% 24.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1257 1145
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 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 30 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +13 30 £413 +8.55% 7
Surrey -18 22 £431 +15.00% 11
Berkshire -2 21 £350 +3.70% 14
Hampshire -8 16 £316 -15.66% 13
East Sussex -5 8 £325 +62.50% 4
West Sussex -14 6 £336 +7.60% 2
Oxfordshire -38 4 £388 +40.90% 5
Kent -21 1 £300 +9.09% 10
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 214 (86.64%) .NET
2 213 (86.23%) C#
3 125 (50.61%) ASP.NET
4 122 (49.39%) SQL Server
5 118 (47.77%) MVC
6 116 (46.96%) Web Services
7 115 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (40.08%) SQL
9 89 (36.03%) JavaScript
10 70 (28.34%) CSS
11 69 (27.94%) .NET Framework
12 67 (27.13%) XML
13 65 (26.32%) Microsoft
14 64 (25.91%) HTML
14 64 (25.91%) jQuery
15 61 (24.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (24.29%) Visual Studio
17 56 (22.67%) Scrum
17 56 (22.67%) TDD
18 54 (21.86%) WPF
19 48 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
19 48 (19.43%) T-SQL
20 47 (19.03%) ASP.NET Web API
21 43 (17.41%) Entity Framework
22 33 (13.36%) AngularJS
22 33 (13.36%) Oracle
23 32 (12.96%) Windows
24 31 (12.55%) OO
25 30 (12.15%) MS Excel
26 29 (11.74%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (10.12%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.45%) IIS
4 4 (1.62%) CMS
4 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.21%) Apache
5 3 (1.21%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.81%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.81%) Zimbra
6 2 (0.81%) Mule
6 2 (0.81%) Kentico
6 2 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.40%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) DNN
Applications
1 30 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.62%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.21%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.21%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) SSL
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) CTI
4 1 (0.40%) 802.15
4 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (49.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.62%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.62%) MySQL
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.81%) SQLite
13 1 (0.40%) SSDT
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (24.29%) Visual Studio
2 48 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.29%) NUnit
4 12 (4.86%) Subversion
5 9 (3.64%) Fiddler
6 8 (3.24%) StyleCop
6 8 (3.24%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.83%) MSBuild
7 7 (2.83%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.62%) Selenium
10 3 (1.21%) NetAdvantage
10 3 (1.21%) JIRA
10 3 (1.21%) Moq
10 3 (1.21%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.81%) MSTest
11 2 (0.81%) Toad
11 2 (0.81%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (2.83%) Marketing
3 4 (1.62%) Banking
4 3 (1.21%) Publishing
5 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 208 (84.21%) Developer
2 122 (49.39%) .NET Developer
3 81 (32.79%) C# Developer
4 52 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (10.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.88%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.67%) WPF Developer
9 14 (5.67%) Analyst
9 14 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.86%) Programmer
12 9 (3.64%) C# Programmer
13 8 (3.24%) Agile .NET Developer
13 8 (3.24%) BizTalk Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Architect
13 8 (3.24%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.83%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (86.64%) .NET
2 125 (50.61%) ASP.NET
3 116 (46.96%) Web Services
4 70 (28.34%) CSS
5 69 (27.94%) .NET Framework
6 67 (27.13%) XML
7 64 (25.91%) HTML
7 64 (25.91%) jQuery
8 61 (24.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (21.86%) WPF
10 47 (19.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (17.41%) Entity Framework
12 33 (13.36%) AngularJS
13 29 (11.74%) SOAP
14 25 (10.12%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (9.31%) Ajax
17 19 (7.69%) HTML5
18 17 (6.88%) LINQ
18 17 (6.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.12%) Client/Server
2 12 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.24%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.43%) Social Media
6 5 (2.02%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.21%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.81%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
9 1 (0.40%) Blog
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.96%) Windows
2 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.62%) Linux
4 2 (0.81%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (47.77%) MVC
2 115 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.67%) TDD
3 56 (22.67%) Scrum
4 31 (12.55%) OO
5 25 (10.12%) Unit Testing
6 21 (8.50%) MVVM
7 19 (7.69%) OOD
8 17 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.07%) SOA
9 15 (6.07%) OOP
10 12 (4.86%) CRM
10 12 (4.86%) Workflow
10 12 (4.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (4.45%) System Testing
12 10 (4.05%) BDD
13 9 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (3.64%) Web Development
13 9 (3.64%) SDLC
14 8 (3.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 213 (86.23%) C#
2 99 (40.08%) SQL
3 89 (36.03%) JavaScript
4 48 (19.43%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.07%) PL/SQL
6 13 (5.26%) C++
7 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.24%) VB6
8 8 (3.24%) VB
9 5 (2.02%) Java
9 5 (2.02%) PHP
10 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.81%) Python
11 2 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.81%) Ruby
11 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.45%) Degree
4 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.21%) MCITP
6 2 (0.81%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) MCAD
7 1 (0.40%) MCSD
7 1 (0.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Firmware
1 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.02%) Puppet
2 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) AppManager
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.36%) Oracle
3 8 (3.24%) Remedy
3 8 (3.24%) Telerik
4 4 (1.62%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.62%) Citrix
5 3 (1.21%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.81%) VMware
6 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.81%) HP
6 2 (0.81%) Capita
6 2 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) Alterian
7 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.40%) Ektron
7 1 (0.40%) Assembla
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) NetIQ
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