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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 202 156 103
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -53
Contract jobs citing WCF 69 117 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.22% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 5.13% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 87 133
Median daily rate £388 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
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
2388 2280 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.21% 23.87% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 1421 1213
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 30 48
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.62 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 29 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
Surrey 0 16 £425 +14.86% 15
Hampshire +7 14 £388 +13.97% 22
Berkshire -32 13 £375 +13.20% 4
Kent -7 10 £413 +22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £325 +8.33% 8
Middlesex +1 4 £343 -
West Sussex -31 4 - - 5
Oxfordshire -3 2 - - 6
East Sussex -2 1 £425 +40.49% 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 138 (93.88%) .NET
2 134 (91.16%) C#
3 91 (61.90%) MVC
4 88 (59.86%) SQL Server
5 85 (57.82%) ASP.NET
6 60 (40.82%) JavaScript
6 60 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (36.05%) SQL
9 51 (34.69%) Web Services
10 49 (33.33%) jQuery
10 49 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 47 (31.97%) CSS
12 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (29.25%) HTML
13 41 (27.89%) TDD
14 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
14 34 (23.13%) Entity Framework
15 31 (21.09%) Visual Studio
16 28 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (19.05%) AngularJS
17 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (15.65%) T-SQL
19 22 (14.97%) WPF
20 21 (14.29%) REST
21 20 (13.61%) Web Development
21 20 (13.61%) XML
21 20 (13.61%) Windows
22 19 (12.93%) Finance
23 18 (12.24%) SharePoint

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 18 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.80%) IIS
4 3 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) DNS
2 5 (3.40%) HTTP
2 5 (3.40%) SSL
2 5 (3.40%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.68%) DMZ
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) IPsec
3 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.68%) SNA
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (59.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (21.09%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.76%) NUnit
4 6 (4.08%) MSTest
4 6 (4.08%) Subversion
5 5 (3.40%) Fiddler
5 5 (3.40%) Moq
5 5 (3.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.36%) Selenium
7 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.68%) AppScan
8 1 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (12.93%) 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%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (85.71%) Developer
2 92 (62.59%) .NET Developer
3 74 (50.34%) C# Developer
4 56 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (31.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 38 (25.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (22.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (18.37%) SQL Developer
9 18 (12.24%) SQL Server Developer
10 15 (10.20%) WCF Developer
11 13 (8.84%) C# WCF Developer
12 12 (8.16%) Senior Developer
13 9 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (5.44%) .NET Applications Developer
14 8 (5.44%) Applications Developer
14 8 (5.44%) Web Developer
15 7 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
15 7 (4.76%) Azure Developer
15 7 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
15 7 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (93.88%) .NET
2 85 (57.82%) ASP.NET
3 57 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (34.69%) Web Services
5 49 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 49 (33.33%) jQuery
6 47 (31.97%) CSS
7 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (29.25%) HTML
8 34 (23.13%) Entity Framework
9 28 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.97%) WPF
11 21 (14.29%) REST
12 20 (13.61%) XML
13 17 (11.56%) Ajax
13 17 (11.56%) HTML5
14 16 (10.88%) SOAP
14 16 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (7.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.80%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.04%) Fintech
6 3 (2.04%) NHS
7 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.61%) Windows
2 3 (2.04%) Android
2 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (61.90%) MVC
2 60 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.89%) TDD
4 20 (13.61%) Web Development
5 13 (8.84%) OO
6 12 (8.16%) CRM
6 12 (8.16%) SOA
7 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (6.80%) Scrum
8 9 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.12%) SDLC
9 8 (5.44%) BDD
9 8 (5.44%) MVVM
9 8 (5.44%) Web Application Development
10 7 (4.76%) Logistics
10 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.08%) SOLID
12 5 (3.40%) High Availability
12 5 (3.40%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (91.16%) C#
2 60 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 53 (36.05%) SQL
4 23 (15.65%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.12%) Java
6 8 (5.44%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.76%) Python
7 7 (4.76%) Ruby
8 6 (4.08%) C
8 6 (4.08%) PHP
9 5 (3.40%) C++
9 5 (3.40%) VB
9 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.04%) VB6
10 3 (2.04%) XAML
11 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) F#
12 1 (0.68%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) Degree
3 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.72%) MCITP
5 3 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) Oracle
3 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.40%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.68%) RedGate
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Sencha
5 1 (0.68%) Sybase
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