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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 207 131 96
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -35
Contract jobs citing WCF 71 142 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.41% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 6.15% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 94 147
Median daily rate £394 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
2411 2309 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.05% 22.89% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1405 1276
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Berkshire -6 17 £475 +46.15% 10
Surrey -7 16 £450 +12.50% 18
Kent -27 13 £394 +25.00% 5
East Sussex -10 8 £335 +10.74% 1
Hampshire -5 7 £388 +3.33% 11
Middlesex 0 4 £343 -
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £319 -8.92% 5
Oxfordshire -7 3 £325 -21.45% 7
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 139 (94.56%) .NET
2 135 (91.84%) C#
3 87 (59.18%) MVC
3 87 (59.18%) SQL Server
4 79 (53.74%) ASP.NET
5 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
6 60 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (38.10%) SQL
8 52 (35.37%) .NET Framework
9 50 (34.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (33.33%) Web Services
11 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (28.57%) CSS
12 42 (28.57%) jQuery
12 42 (28.57%) TDD
13 38 (25.85%) Entity Framework
14 37 (25.17%) HTML
15 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
16 31 (21.09%) AngularJS
17 29 (19.73%) Visual Studio
17 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (16.33%) XML
18 24 (16.33%) T-SQL
18 24 (16.33%) REST
19 23 (15.65%) Finance
19 23 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
19 23 (15.65%) WPF
20 22 (14.97%) Windows
21 21 (14.29%) SOAP
22 19 (12.93%) Web Development

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 15 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.44%) IIS
4 6 (4.08%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) DNS
1 5 (3.40%) HTTP
1 5 (3.40%) SSL
1 5 (3.40%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.04%) Network Security
3 2 (1.36%) CTI
3 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) DMZ
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) IPsec
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.84%) NUnit
4 11 (7.48%) Moq
5 9 (6.12%) MSTest
6 8 (5.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (5.44%) Subversion
7 5 (3.40%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.04%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.36%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.68%) AppScan
10 1 (0.68%) JIRA
10 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.68%) Selenium
10 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Banking
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 4 (2.72%) Front Office
3 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (85.03%) Developer
2 91 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 72 (48.98%) C# Developer
4 54 (36.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 35 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (19.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (19.73%) SQL Developer
8 21 (14.29%) WCF Developer
9 18 (12.24%) C# WCF Developer
10 16 (10.88%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (8.84%) Web Developer
12 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
13 10 (6.80%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (6.80%) WPF Developer
14 9 (6.12%) C# WPF Developer
14 9 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (5.44%) Applications Developer
15 8 (5.44%) C# Web Developer
16 7 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (94.56%) .NET
2 79 (53.74%) ASP.NET
3 52 (35.37%) .NET Framework
4 50 (34.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (33.33%) Web Services
6 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (28.57%) CSS
7 42 (28.57%) jQuery
8 38 (25.85%) Entity Framework
9 37 (25.17%) HTML
10 31 (21.09%) AngularJS
11 24 (16.33%) REST
11 24 (16.33%) XML
12 23 (15.65%) WPF
13 21 (14.29%) SOAP
14 16 (10.88%) HTML5
15 14 (9.52%) RESTful
15 14 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (8.84%) Ajax
17 12 (8.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.80%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.72%) Fintech
7 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.36%) NHS
8 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.36%) W3C
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) Windows
2 3 (2.04%) Android
3 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (59.18%) MVC
2 60 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.57%) TDD
4 19 (12.93%) Web Development
5 14 (9.52%) SOA
6 12 (8.16%) MVVM
6 12 (8.16%) SDLC
6 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.48%) OO
8 10 (6.80%) CRM
8 10 (6.80%) Scrum
8 10 (6.80%) Web Application Development
9 9 (6.12%) BDD
9 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.76%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.08%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (4.08%) SOLID
13 5 (3.40%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 135 (91.84%) C#
2 61 (41.50%) JavaScript
3 56 (38.10%) SQL
4 24 (16.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.12%) Java
6 7 (4.76%) C++
6 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.76%) Ruby
7 6 (4.08%) Python
8 5 (3.40%) PHP
9 4 (2.72%) XAML
10 3 (2.04%) C
10 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.36%) VB
11 2 (1.36%) VB6
12 1 (0.68%) ABAP
12 1 (0.68%) Haskell
12 1 (0.68%) Korn
12 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.72%) MCITP
5 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.08%) Oracle
4 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.68%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.68%) RedGate
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Sencha
6 1 (0.68%) Sybase
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago