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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 108 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing WCF 170 158 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.81% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 7.73% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 100 96
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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
2349 2045 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.82% 23.48% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1160 926
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 102
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.97 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +15 42 £388 -10.40% 17
Surrey -24 31 £400 +11.11% 15
Hampshire +6 26 £350 -5.33% 20
East Sussex +17 23 £295 -23.87% 9
West Sussex -9 16 £438 -7.89% 4
Kent -4 11 £330 +32.00% 3
Berkshire -35 10 £400 - 13
Oxfordshire -10 9 £368 +5.00% 15
Middlesex - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 299 (92.57%) .NET
2 291 (90.09%) C#
3 169 (52.32%) ASP.NET
4 159 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (45.82%) SQL Server
6 144 (44.58%) MVC
7 133 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 119 (36.84%) Web Services
9 98 (30.34%) .NET Framework
10 97 (30.03%) Scrum
11 96 (29.72%) SQL
12 95 (29.41%) CSS
12 95 (29.41%) TDD
13 92 (28.48%) jQuery
14 91 (28.17%) HTML
15 87 (26.93%) Visual Studio
16 80 (24.77%) WPF
17 78 (24.15%) Microsoft
18 71 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
19 70 (21.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 63 (19.50%) XML
21 53 (16.41%) Oracle
21 53 (16.41%) OO
21 53 (16.41%) SOA
22 47 (14.55%) AngularJS
23 46 (14.24%) Finance
24 45 (13.93%) SharePoint
25 42 (13.00%) NUnit
26 40 (12.38%) T-SQL
26 40 (12.38%) KnockoutJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 45 (13.93%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.43%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (6.81%) IIS
4 21 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (5.88%) CMS
6 14 (4.33%) Kentico
7 7 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.86%) Node.js
9 4 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.62%) Mule
11 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.31%) DNN
12 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.31%) Immediacy CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 23 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.24%) Internet
2 3 (0.93%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) SSL
3 2 (0.62%) DNS
3 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) ATM
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) 802.15
4 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.31%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (45.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.62%) SQLite
11 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.31%) MySQL
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 87 (26.93%) Visual Studio
2 42 (13.00%) NUnit
3 40 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.95%) Selenium
5 14 (4.33%) StyleCop
6 13 (4.02%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.17%) Toad
7 7 (2.17%) MSTest
8 6 (1.86%) Subversion
8 6 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.55%) JIRA
9 5 (1.55%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.93%) NetAdvantage
11 3 (0.93%) Moq
11 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.31%) FxCop
General
1 46 (14.24%) Finance
2 14 (4.33%) Publishing
3 11 (3.41%) Marketing
4 4 (1.24%) Advertising
5 3 (0.93%) Retail
5 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (82.04%) Developer
2 146 (45.20%) .NET Developer
3 88 (27.24%) C# Developer
4 66 (20.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (8.98%) Web Developer
6 26 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 25 (7.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (7.12%) WPF Developer
9 19 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (4.95%) SharePoint Developer
11 13 (4.02%) Architect
12 11 (3.41%) Agile .NET Developer
13 10 (3.10%) Consultant
13 10 (3.10%) Senior SharePoint Developer
14 9 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (2.48%) BizTalk Developer
15 8 (2.48%) Software Developer
16 7 (2.17%) CRM Developer
16 7 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 7 (2.17%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (92.57%) .NET
2 169 (52.32%) ASP.NET
3 119 (36.84%) Web Services
4 98 (30.34%) .NET Framework
5 95 (29.41%) CSS
6 92 (28.48%) jQuery
7 91 (28.17%) HTML
8 80 (24.77%) WPF
9 71 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 70 (21.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 63 (19.50%) XML
12 47 (14.55%) AngularJS
13 40 (12.38%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (8.98%) HTML5
15 27 (8.36%) LINQ
16 26 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (7.74%) REST
17 25 (7.74%) Ajax
18 24 (7.43%) SOAP
19 23 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.72%) Social Media
3 12 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (3.10%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.17%) Open Source
7 6 (1.86%) EPoS
7 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.55%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.55%) CMDB
9 4 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.93%) Blog
10 3 (0.93%) GIS
10 3 (0.93%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.31%) iPad
11 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.22%) Windows
2 4 (1.24%) Linux
2 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
3 2 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (44.58%) MVC
3 97 (30.03%) Scrum
4 95 (29.41%) TDD
5 53 (16.41%) OO
5 53 (16.41%) SOA
6 31 (9.60%) CRM
6 31 (9.60%) MVVM
7 28 (8.67%) Automated Testing
8 26 (8.05%) OOD
9 24 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (7.12%) Unit Testing
11 22 (6.81%) BDD
12 21 (6.50%) Workflow
13 16 (4.95%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 13 (4.02%) Migration
16 12 (3.72%) OOP
17 11 (3.41%) Data Migration
18 10 (3.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (90.09%) C#
2 133 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 96 (29.72%) SQL
4 40 (12.38%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.67%) VB.NET
6 25 (7.74%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.02%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.41%) PHP
9 10 (3.10%) XAML
10 9 (2.79%) Java
11 8 (2.48%) VB
12 7 (2.17%) VB6
13 5 (1.55%) C++
14 3 (0.93%) VBScript
15 2 (0.62%) Python
15 2 (0.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.62%) C
15 2 (0.62%) Ruby
16 1 (0.31%) Perl
16 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.26%) Degree
4 13 (4.02%) VCP4
5 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.48%) MCTS
7 1 (0.31%) MCITP
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) MCPD
7 1 (0.31%) MCAD
7 1 (0.31%) MCSD
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Firmware
1 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.79%) Puppet
1 9 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
2 1 (0.31%) AppManager
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (24.15%) Microsoft
2 53 (16.41%) Oracle
3 6 (1.86%) Sitecore
3 6 (1.86%) Twitter
4 4 (1.24%) Ektron
4 4 (1.24%) Facebook
4 4 (1.24%) Google
5 3 (0.93%) Infragistics
5 3 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.62%) Telerik
6 2 (0.62%) Remedy
6 2 (0.62%) Sencha
7 1 (0.31%) Assembla
7 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.31%) Alterian
7 1 (0.31%) VMware
7 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.31%) NetIQ
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