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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 184 157 103
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -54
Contract jobs citing WCF 78 111 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 1.18% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 4.68% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 133
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £40.00 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £47.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
2390 2373 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.80% 25.16% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1503 1222
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 26 57
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 24 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

WCF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 June 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 +6 25 £480 +12.94% 11
Hampshire +20 20 £375 +13.20% 26
Berkshire -32 10 £320 -5.18% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £338 +12.50% 10
West Sussex -18 6 £358 +2.87% 4
Kent +3 4 £413 +29.41% 7
Middlesex -5 4 £343 -
East Sussex +4 1 £425 +30.76% 6
Oxfordshire -6 1 - - 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 151 (94.38%) C#
2 145 (90.63%) .NET
3 99 (61.88%) MVC
4 94 (58.75%) ASP.NET
5 93 (58.13%) SQL Server
6 69 (43.13%) SQL
6 69 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (41.88%) JavaScript
8 64 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (37.50%) Web Services
10 52 (32.50%) CSS
11 51 (31.88%) .NET Framework
11 51 (31.88%) jQuery
12 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 45 (28.13%) HTML
14 43 (26.88%) TDD
15 40 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 38 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (22.50%) Visual Studio
17 36 (22.50%) Entity Framework
18 34 (21.25%) XML
19 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
20 28 (17.50%) SharePoint
21 27 (16.88%) T-SQL
22 26 (16.25%) Windows
22 26 (16.25%) Web Development
23 24 (15.00%) WPF
24 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
24 23 (14.38%) SOAP
25 21 (13.13%) HTML5

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 28 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.88%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (11.25%) IIS
4 5 (3.13%) CMS
4 5 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) DNS
2 5 (3.13%) HTTP
2 5 (3.13%) SSL
2 5 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.50%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.63%) DMZ
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) IPsec
4 1 (0.63%) SNA
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (58.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.63%) DB2
9 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (22.50%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.88%) NUnit
4 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.75%) MSTest
5 6 (3.75%) Selenium
5 6 (3.75%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.13%) Babel
6 5 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 5 (3.13%) Moq
6 5 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.13%) Subversion
6 5 (3.13%) webpack
7 4 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (2.50%) MSI
7 4 (2.50%) WiX
8 3 (1.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.25%) JIRA
10 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Retail
4 4 (2.50%) Front Office
4 4 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Military
5 3 (1.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (87.50%) Developer
2 94 (58.75%) .NET Developer
3 77 (48.13%) C# Developer
4 57 (35.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (30.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (19.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (16.25%) SQL Developer
9 17 (10.63%) SQL Server Developer
10 14 (8.75%) CRM Developer
10 14 (8.75%) WCF Developer
11 13 (8.13%) C# WCF Developer
12 12 (7.50%) Senior Developer
13 9 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (4.38%) .NET Applications Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Applications Developer
14 7 (4.38%) C# Application Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (90.63%) .NET
2 94 (58.75%) ASP.NET
3 64 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (37.50%) Web Services
5 52 (32.50%) CSS
6 51 (31.88%) .NET Framework
6 51 (31.88%) jQuery
7 46 (28.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 45 (28.13%) HTML
9 36 (22.50%) Entity Framework
10 34 (21.25%) XML
11 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 24 (15.00%) WPF
13 23 (14.38%) SOAP
14 21 (13.13%) HTML5
15 20 (12.50%) REST
16 19 (11.88%) Ajax
17 16 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.88%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.25%) Windows
2 3 (1.88%) Android
2 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
4 1 (0.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (61.88%) MVC
2 69 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.88%) TDD
4 26 (16.25%) Web Development
5 18 (11.25%) CRM
6 16 (10.00%) Scrum
7 15 (9.38%) OO
8 12 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 11 (6.88%) MVVM
9 11 (6.88%) SOA
10 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.00%) SDLC
12 7 (4.38%) BDD
12 7 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (4.38%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.38%) Migration
12 7 (4.38%) Multithreading
12 7 (4.38%) SOLID
12 7 (4.38%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 151 (94.38%) C#
2 69 (43.13%) SQL
3 67 (41.88%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.25%) VB
6 9 (5.63%) Java
7 8 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.38%) C
8 7 (4.38%) Python
8 7 (4.38%) Ruby
8 7 (4.38%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.75%) C++
9 6 (3.75%) PHP
10 4 (2.50%) VB6
11 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.88%) XAML
12 1 (0.63%) ABAP
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.13%) Degree
4 5 (3.13%) MCITP
5 3 (1.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.13%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.88%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.63%) RedGate
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Sencha
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase
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