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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / South East
Rank 183 184 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -65
Contract jobs citing WCF 58 79 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.90% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.92% 3.61% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 68 115
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
1984 2190 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.78% 24.96% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1475 1382
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £51.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +88.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 - 15 £413 - 13
Berkshire +16 10 £450 - 7
Buckinghamshire -18 9 £479 +16.00% 6
Kent +13 8 £400 +21.21% 9
Surrey +4 7 £500 +17.64% 8
East Sussex -2 3 £375 +11.94% 3
West Sussex -4 3 £350 +12.00% 7
Oxfordshire -3 2 - - 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 119 (90.84%) .NET
2 107 (81.68%) C#
3 95 (72.52%) SQL Server
4 73 (55.73%) SQL
5 67 (51.15%) ASP.NET
6 66 (50.38%) MVC
7 65 (49.62%) Microsoft
8 62 (47.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (43.51%) JavaScript
10 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (35.88%) HTML
12 45 (34.35%) XML
13 43 (32.82%) Web Services
13 43 (32.82%) CSS
14 42 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
16 34 (25.95%) .NET Framework
17 32 (24.43%) LINQ
17 32 (24.43%) jQuery
17 32 (24.43%) Visual Studio
18 30 (22.90%) IIS
18 30 (22.90%) Windows
19 29 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 28 (21.37%) VB.NET
21 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
21 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
22 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
23 23 (17.56%) T-SQL
24 21 (16.03%) Scrum
24 21 (16.03%) LINQ to SQL

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 30 (22.90%) IIS
2 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.16%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.29%) CMS
5 3 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) CICS
6 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (12.98%) PaaS
3 11 (8.40%) IaaS
4 7 (5.34%) Boomi
5 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.76%) Asana
6 1 (0.76%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (72.52%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.11%) MS Access
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (3.82%) MySQL
9 4 (3.05%) GIS
10 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.76%) DB2
12 1 (0.76%) Event Store
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 62 (47.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (24.43%) Visual Studio
3 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
4 15 (11.45%) Moq
5 14 (10.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (9.92%) MSTest
7 9 (6.87%) NUnit
8 8 (6.11%) JIRA
8 8 (6.11%) MSBuild
8 8 (6.11%) ReSharper
9 6 (4.58%) NuGet
10 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.82%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.82%) webpack
11 4 (3.05%) Selenium
11 4 (3.05%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.76%) Grunt
12 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.76%) JSUnit
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Publishing
3 2 (1.53%) Advertising
3 2 (1.53%) Electronics
3 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (90.84%) Developer
2 76 (58.02%) .NET Developer
3 36 (27.48%) C# Developer
4 21 (16.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (15.27%) WCF Developer
6 19 (14.50%) SQL Developer
7 17 (12.98%) Azure Developer
8 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 15 (11.45%) WPF Developer
9 13 (9.92%) Software Developer
10 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (8.40%) C# WCF Developer
10 11 (8.40%) CRM Developer
11 10 (7.63%) C# WPF Developer
12 9 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 8 (6.11%) Access Developer
13 8 (6.11%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (6.11%) WinForms Developer
14 7 (5.34%) Integration Developer
15 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (90.84%) .NET
2 67 (51.15%) ASP.NET
3 47 (35.88%) HTML
4 45 (34.35%) XML
5 43 (32.82%) CSS
5 43 (32.82%) Web Services
6 42 (32.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (25.95%) .NET Framework
8 32 (24.43%) jQuery
8 32 (24.43%) LINQ
9 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 21 (16.03%) LINQ to SQL
10 21 (16.03%) WPF
11 20 (15.27%) Ajax
12 17 (12.98%) SOAP
13 13 (9.92%) AngularJS
13 13 (9.92%) REST
14 12 (9.16%) RESTful
15 11 (8.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) N-Tier
2 13 (9.92%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) Replication
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.05%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) ASTM
6 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) MVS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.38%) MVC
2 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.03%) Scrum
4 20 (15.27%) OOP
4 20 (15.27%) OWASP
5 18 (13.74%) CRM
5 18 (13.74%) TDD
6 15 (11.45%) Secure Coding
7 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.16%) OO
9 11 (8.40%) Prototyping
9 11 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.63%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (7.63%) MVVM
10 10 (7.63%) SOA
11 9 (6.87%) Migration
12 8 (6.11%) Analytics
12 8 (6.11%) SOLID
13 7 (5.34%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 107 (81.68%) C#
2 73 (55.73%) SQL
3 57 (43.51%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.37%) VB.NET
5 23 (17.56%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.40%) C++
7 8 (6.11%) VBA
8 6 (4.58%) Java
8 6 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.58%) VB
9 5 (3.82%) ES6
9 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.05%) F#
10 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) Python
12 1 (0.76%) COBOL
12 1 (0.76%) JCL
12 1 (0.76%) Ruby
12 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
1 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) Dell
4 6 (4.58%) Telerik
5 3 (2.29%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.53%) SAP
6 2 (1.53%) Xamarin
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