The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 99 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 162 199 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 2.34% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.30% 9.44% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 127 128
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.75 £47.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +91.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £54.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2219 2108 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.12% 24.78% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1138 1147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 77
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Surrey +11 37 £375 +7.14% 16
Berkshire +16 29 £338 -2.17% 17
Hampshire -48 21 £375 +18.57% 16
Oxfordshire +17 19 £275 -21.42% 11
Kent +8 18 £275 -21.42% 8
Buckinghamshire -44 16 £380 +1.33% 6
East Sussex +10 11 £200 -42.85% 3
West Sussex +5 10 £313 -10.71% 6
Middlesex -5 1 - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 321 (93.59%) .NET
2 304 (88.63%) C#
3 239 (69.68%) SQL Server
4 180 (52.48%) ASP.NET
5 150 (43.73%) MVC
6 143 (41.69%) SQL
7 133 (38.78%) Visual Studio
7 133 (38.78%) XML
8 127 (37.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 124 (36.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 124 (36.15%) Scrum
10 108 (31.49%) JavaScript
11 102 (29.74%) WPF
12 101 (29.45%) Windows
13 98 (28.57%) Web Services
14 94 (27.41%) Microsoft
15 89 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 86 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
17 73 (21.28%) .NET Framework
18 70 (20.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 66 (19.24%) jQuery
20 64 (18.66%) TDD
21 62 (18.08%) REST
22 61 (17.78%) HTML
22 61 (17.78%) VB.NET
23 59 (17.20%) CSS
24 57 (16.62%) LINQ
25 56 (16.33%) Finance
26 53 (15.45%) T-SQL
26 53 (15.45%) XSLT

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 46 (13.41%) BizTalk Server
2 45 (13.12%) SharePoint
3 31 (9.04%) IIS
4 14 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (3.21%) CMS
7 10 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.87%) Node.js
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) Papyrus
12 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.29%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 24 (7.00%) MS Office
2 19 (5.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.12%) Office 365
3 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
1 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.58%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) SSH
2 1 (0.29%) LAN
2 1 (0.29%) FTP
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (69.68%) SQL Server
2 124 (36.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (12.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.66%) Oracle Database
8 14 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.75%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.17%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.58%) MySQL
14 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 133 (38.78%) Visual Studio
2 127 (37.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.58%) NUnit
4 12 (3.50%) SpecFlow
5 11 (3.21%) Selenium
6 10 (2.92%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.62%) Subversion
8 8 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.46%) JIRA
9 5 (1.46%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.87%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.58%) Moq
11 2 (0.58%) MSI
11 2 (0.58%) WatiN
11 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.58%) WiX
11 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.29%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (16.33%) Finance
2 10 (2.92%) Marketing
3 9 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.33%) Publishing
5 4 (1.17%) Banking
5 4 (1.17%) Advertising
5 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.17%) Electronics
6 3 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 266 (77.55%) Developer
2 153 (44.61%) .NET Developer
3 87 (25.36%) C# Developer
4 68 (19.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (10.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 32 (9.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (8.75%) Software Engineer
8 28 (8.16%) VB.NET Developer
9 27 (7.87%) Analyst
10 26 (7.58%) Software Developer
11 25 (7.29%) Web Developer
12 24 (7.00%) Test Analyst
13 21 (6.12%) BizTalk Developer
14 19 (5.54%) Test Engineer
15 16 (4.66%) QA Analyst
16 15 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (3.50%) Agile .NET Developer
18 11 (3.21%) Consultant
19 10 (2.92%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (93.59%) .NET
2 180 (52.48%) ASP.NET
3 133 (38.78%) XML
4 102 (29.74%) WPF
5 98 (28.57%) Web Services
6 89 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (21.28%) .NET Framework
8 70 (20.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 66 (19.24%) jQuery
10 62 (18.08%) REST
11 61 (17.78%) HTML
12 59 (17.20%) CSS
13 57 (16.62%) LINQ
14 53 (15.45%) XSLT
15 39 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 38 (11.08%) SOAP
17 28 (8.16%) Ajax
18 25 (7.29%) WF
19 24 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 18 (5.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.29%) N-Tier
2 15 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.17%) Blog
7 4 (1.17%) DTV
8 3 (0.87%) EPoS
8 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.58%) CESG
9 2 (0.58%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.58%) iSeries
9 2 (0.58%) Open Source
9 2 (0.58%) Social Media
10 1 (0.29%) Statistics
10 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.29%) Physics
10 1 (0.29%) GIS
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.45%) Windows
2 21 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (43.73%) MVC
2 124 (36.15%) Scrum
3 86 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (18.66%) TDD
5 47 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 44 (12.83%) SOA
7 43 (12.54%) OO
8 38 (11.08%) Automated Testing
9 36 (10.50%) BDD
10 32 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.45%) Workflow
12 26 (7.58%) Unit Testing
13 25 (7.29%) CRM
14 22 (6.41%) Content Management
14 22 (6.41%) Software Testing
15 18 (5.25%) Web Development
15 18 (5.25%) E-Commerce
15 18 (5.25%) OOP
16 15 (4.37%) DevOps
17 14 (4.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 304 (88.63%) C#
2 143 (41.69%) SQL
3 108 (31.49%) JavaScript
4 61 (17.78%) VB.NET
5 53 (15.45%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.92%) C
7 9 (2.62%) VB
7 9 (2.62%) Python
8 8 (2.33%) PHP
9 7 (2.04%) C++
10 6 (1.75%) VB6
11 4 (1.17%) Java
11 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.17%) VBA
12 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.58%) XAML
13 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (6.12%) ISEB
2 17 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.66%) Degree
4 13 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.17%) MCTS
6 4 (1.17%) MCSD
6 4 (1.17%) MCSE
7 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.62%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.62%) SCCM
3 5 (1.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.58%) Oracle
3 10 (2.92%) Telerik
4 7 (2.04%) DevExpress
5 5 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.17%) Open Text
6 4 (1.17%) SAP
6 4 (1.17%) Informatica
7 3 (0.87%) VMware
8 2 (0.58%) Serena
8 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.58%) Ektron
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe
8 2 (0.58%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Mercator
9 1 (0.29%) ESRI
9 1 (0.29%) Kofax
9 1 (0.29%) Zend
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: 200-250 Per Annum 200 - 250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Probable extensions
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago