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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 181 180 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -58
Contract jobs citing WCF 61 94 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.99% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.64% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 105
Median daily rate £429 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Hampshire +40 32 £427 +29.17% 10
Berkshire +17 13 £444 -1.38% 9
Surrey +13 13 £500 +11.11% 11
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £300 -25.00% 7
Oxfordshire -4 2 - - 5
Kent -10 1 £450 +34.32% 7
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 148 (91.93%) C#
2 137 (85.09%) .NET
3 125 (77.64%) SQL Server
4 107 (66.46%) SQL
5 102 (63.35%) ASP.NET
6 94 (58.39%) MVC
7 84 (52.17%) XML
8 82 (50.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 76 (47.20%) Web Services
10 73 (45.34%) JavaScript
11 72 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (40.37%) CSS
12 65 (40.37%) Microsoft
13 62 (38.51%) jQuery
14 58 (36.02%) HTML
15 47 (29.19%) IIS
16 44 (27.33%) Windows
17 39 (24.22%) T-SQL
17 39 (24.22%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (22.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 36 (22.36%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (22.36%) LINQ
19 36 (22.36%) Visual Studio
20 35 (21.74%) VB.NET
20 35 (21.74%) N-Tier
20 35 (21.74%) TDD
20 35 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (21.12%) .NET Framework
21 34 (21.12%) OOP

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 47 (29.19%) IIS
2 31 (19.25%) SharePoint
3 26 (16.15%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.83%) CMS
4 11 (6.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.62%) CICS
8 1 (0.62%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.62%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.35%) PaaS
3 6 (3.73%) Boomi
4 4 (2.48%) Office 365
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.24%) GitHub
6 2 (1.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) DNS
1 9 (5.59%) Kerberos
2 5 (3.11%) LAN
3 2 (1.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (77.64%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
7 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.35%) MS Access
9 5 (3.11%) MySQL
10 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.24%) GIS
12 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (50.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (22.36%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.07%) NUnit
4 11 (6.83%) SpecFlow
5 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.21%) MSTest
5 10 (6.21%) Selenium
6 9 (5.59%) MSI
6 9 (5.59%) WiX
7 8 (4.97%) JIRA
8 5 (3.11%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.11%) Moq
8 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.86%) Babel
9 3 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.86%) webpack
10 2 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 10 (6.21%) Finance
2 3 (1.86%) Retail
3 2 (1.24%) Advertising
3 2 (1.24%) Legal
3 2 (1.24%) Military
4 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.62%) Back Office
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (93.79%) Developer
2 90 (55.90%) .NET Developer
3 40 (24.84%) C# Developer
4 24 (14.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (10.56%) CRM Developer
7 14 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.83%) Azure Developer
9 11 (6.83%) WCF Developer
10 10 (6.21%) BizTalk Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Sitecore Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.59%) CMS Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Access Developer
13 7 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
14 6 (3.73%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (85.09%) .NET
2 102 (63.35%) ASP.NET
3 84 (52.17%) XML
4 76 (47.20%) Web Services
5 65 (40.37%) CSS
6 62 (38.51%) jQuery
7 58 (36.02%) HTML
8 37 (22.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 36 (22.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (22.36%) LINQ
10 35 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (21.12%) .NET Framework
11 34 (21.12%) SOAP
12 33 (20.50%) LINQ to SQL
13 31 (19.25%) Ajax
14 22 (13.66%) Entity Framework
15 20 (12.42%) AngularJS
15 20 (12.42%) HTML5
15 20 (12.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (11.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.11%) Replication
5 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.24%) NHS
5 2 (1.24%) W3C
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.33%) Windows
2 8 (4.97%) Linux
3 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (58.39%) MVC
2 72 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (21.74%) TDD
4 34 (21.12%) OOP
5 33 (20.50%) Scrum
6 27 (16.77%) OWASP
6 27 (16.77%) Secure Coding
7 21 (13.04%) Web Development
8 19 (11.80%) CRM
9 16 (9.94%) OO
10 14 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.70%) Kanban
11 13 (8.07%) SOA
12 12 (7.45%) Data Protection
12 12 (7.45%) SDLC
13 11 (6.83%) Content Management
13 11 (6.83%) MVVM
14 10 (6.21%) Full Text Search
14 10 (6.21%) Software Engineering
14 10 (6.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 148 (91.93%) C#
2 107 (66.46%) SQL
3 73 (45.34%) JavaScript
4 39 (24.22%) T-SQL
5 35 (21.74%) VB.NET
6 13 (8.07%) TypeScript
7 12 (7.45%) VB
8 11 (6.83%) C++
9 10 (6.21%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.35%) Java
10 7 (4.35%) VBA
11 6 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.11%) C
13 4 (2.48%) PHP
14 3 (1.86%) XPath
15 1 (0.62%) COBOL
15 1 (0.62%) JCL
15 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) Degree
4 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.62%) MCITP
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 65 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.32%) Oracle
3 11 (6.83%) DevExpress
3 11 (6.83%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.35%) BMC
4 7 (4.35%) Remedy
5 6 (3.73%) Dell
5 6 (3.73%) Telerik
6 1 (0.62%) Ektron
6 1 (0.62%) SAP
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