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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 103 99 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing WCF 164 148 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.79% 1.76% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 7.32% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 87 118
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
2295 2023 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 24.02% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1091 1008
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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
Buckinghamshire +16 48 £413 -4.62% 14
Surrey +4 43 £406 +20.37% 19
Hampshire -27 18 £351 -5.27% 19
Berkshire -29 13 £368 -10.36% 24
Oxfordshire -4 12 £353 - 20
East Sussex -4 11 £290 -17.14% 9
Kent -13 8 £340 +30.14% 13
West Sussex -12 6 £313 -1.96% 7
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 300 (92.02%) .NET
2 286 (87.73%) C#
3 165 (50.61%) ASP.NET
4 162 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (49.08%) MVC
6 148 (45.40%) SQL Server
7 142 (43.56%) JavaScript
8 105 (32.21%) Web Services
9 104 (31.90%) Scrum
10 101 (30.98%) .NET Framework
11 95 (29.14%) HTML
11 95 (29.14%) SQL
12 92 (28.22%) TDD
13 86 (26.38%) jQuery
14 85 (26.07%) CSS
15 82 (25.15%) Microsoft
16 78 (23.93%) Visual Studio
16 78 (23.93%) WPF
16 78 (23.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 66 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 61 (18.71%) OO
19 60 (18.40%) XML
20 57 (17.48%) Finance
20 57 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
21 56 (17.18%) SOA
22 51 (15.64%) Oracle
23 46 (14.11%) AngularJS
24 41 (12.58%) KnockoutJS
24 41 (12.58%) SharePoint
24 41 (12.58%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (12.58%) SharePoint
2 29 (8.90%) IIS
3 24 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (5.83%) CMS
4 19 (5.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.68%) Kentico
6 9 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.76%) Node.js
7 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (8.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.53%) SaaS
2 5 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.84%) Internet
2 4 (1.23%) SSL
3 3 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.61%) DNS
4 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) ATM
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (45.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.53%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.92%) MySQL
12 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 78 (23.93%) Visual Studio
2 57 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (11.35%) NUnit
4 25 (7.67%) Selenium
5 17 (5.21%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (2.76%) MSBuild
8 8 (2.45%) StyleCop
8 8 (2.45%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.15%) MSTest
10 6 (1.84%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.53%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.53%) Moq
11 5 (1.53%) JIRA
11 5 (1.53%) Toad
12 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
13 2 (0.61%) Subversion
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
General
1 57 (17.48%) Finance
2 12 (3.68%) Publishing
3 10 (3.07%) Marketing
4 5 (1.53%) Advertising
5 4 (1.23%) Retail
6 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 262 (80.37%) Developer
2 143 (43.87%) .NET Developer
3 78 (23.93%) C# Developer
4 61 (18.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (10.74%) Web Developer
6 24 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (6.13%) WPF Developer
7 20 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (4.60%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (3.99%) Agile .NET Developer
11 12 (3.68%) Architect
12 11 (3.37%) Consultant
13 10 (3.07%) Applications Developer
13 10 (3.07%) BizTalk Developer
14 9 (2.76%) Analyst
15 8 (2.45%) Software Developer
15 8 (2.45%) Senior SharePoint Developer
15 8 (2.45%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (2.45%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (92.02%) .NET
2 165 (50.61%) ASP.NET
3 105 (32.21%) Web Services
4 101 (30.98%) .NET Framework
5 95 (29.14%) HTML
6 86 (26.38%) jQuery
7 85 (26.07%) CSS
8 78 (23.93%) WPF
8 78 (23.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 66 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 60 (18.40%) XML
11 46 (14.11%) AngularJS
12 41 (12.58%) KnockoutJS
13 34 (10.43%) REST
14 29 (8.90%) SOAP
14 29 (8.90%) LINQ
15 27 (8.28%) HTML5
16 25 (7.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 24 (7.36%) Ajax
18 20 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.76%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.45%) EPoS
6 8 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.45%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.45%) Social Media
6 8 (2.45%) Open Source
7 7 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.15%) GIS
8 5 (1.53%) CMDB
9 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.92%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.92%) W3C
11 2 (0.61%) Clustering
11 2 (0.61%) Blog
12 1 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.04%) Windows
2 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (49.08%) MVC
3 104 (31.90%) Scrum
4 92 (28.22%) TDD
5 61 (18.71%) OO
6 56 (17.18%) SOA
7 41 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (10.43%) Automated Testing
8 34 (10.43%) BDD
9 33 (10.12%) CRM
10 24 (7.36%) OOD
11 23 (7.06%) Unit Testing
12 21 (6.44%) MVVM
13 20 (6.13%) Workflow
14 18 (5.52%) Configuration Management
15 17 (5.21%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.99%) Migration
17 12 (3.68%) Data Migration
17 12 (3.68%) Domain-Driven Design
18 10 (3.07%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 286 (87.73%) C#
2 142 (43.56%) JavaScript
3 95 (29.14%) SQL
4 34 (10.43%) VB.NET
4 34 (10.43%) PowerShell
5 31 (9.51%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.37%) XAML
8 10 (3.07%) PHP
9 9 (2.76%) Java
10 7 (2.15%) VB
11 6 (1.84%) VBScript
11 6 (1.84%) VB6
12 5 (1.53%) Python
13 4 (1.23%) C++
14 3 (0.92%) Ruby
15 2 (0.61%) C
15 2 (0.61%) Perl
16 1 (0.31%) Scala
16 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.21%) Degree
4 12 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.45%) MCTS
6 4 (1.23%) ISEB
7 2 (0.61%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) Puppet
1 6 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.64%) Oracle
3 6 (1.84%) Twitter
4 4 (1.23%) Google
4 4 (1.23%) Telerik
4 4 (1.23%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.23%) Ektron
4 4 (1.23%) Facebook
5 3 (0.92%) Adobe
6 2 (0.61%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.61%) Remedy
6 2 (0.61%) Sencha
7 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.31%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Sybase
7 1 (0.31%) HP
7 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.31%) Informatica
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
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Rate: £300 per day + £300 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
KSR Resources Ltd
Rate: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: circ £400 per day
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Rate: circ £400 per day
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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