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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 170 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -18
Contract jobs citing WCF 105 196 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 2.13% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 8.58% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 142 143
Average daily rate
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£390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
2578 2285 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.03% 24.81% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1289 1286
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 56
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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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
Buckinghamshire -5 27 £425 +6.25% 6
Surrey -19 23 £440 +17.33% 8
Hampshire -8 18 £320 -13.51% 23
Berkshire -22 16 £369 -1.66% 8
East Sussex -13 9 £325 -5.79% 6
Oxfordshire -30 6 £400 +60.00% 9
Kent -8 5 £356 +29.54% 21
West Sussex -20 2 £231 -30.45% 6
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 186 (85.32%) C#
2 183 (83.94%) .NET
3 120 (55.05%) SQL Server
4 105 (48.17%) ASP.NET
5 104 (47.71%) MVC
6 102 (46.79%) Web Services
7 99 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (42.20%) SQL
9 73 (33.49%) JavaScript
10 68 (31.19%) Microsoft
11 56 (25.69%) XML
11 56 (25.69%) .NET Framework
12 54 (24.77%) CSS
13 51 (23.39%) jQuery
13 51 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (22.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 49 (22.48%) HTML
15 48 (22.02%) T-SQL
15 48 (22.02%) TDD
16 47 (21.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (18.35%) WPF
17 40 (18.35%) Scrum
18 39 (17.89%) Visual Studio
19 33 (15.14%) Entity Framework
20 32 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
21 31 (14.22%) MS Excel
22 30 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (12.84%) OO
24 27 (12.39%) Windows
24 27 (12.39%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (8.26%) IIS
3 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.21%) Apache
4 7 (3.21%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.29%) CMS
6 4 (1.83%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.92%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.46%) Node.js
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.38%) DNS
3 3 (1.38%) Internet
4 2 (0.92%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.46%) Network Security
5 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (55.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.21%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.38%) MySQL
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.46%) SSDT
10 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (22.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (17.89%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.96%) Fiddler
4 10 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.75%) Subversion
6 6 (2.75%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.29%) NUnit
7 5 (2.29%) Selenium
8 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.92%) MSTest
9 2 (0.92%) JIRA
9 2 (0.92%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.46%) MSI
10 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (11.47%) Finance
2 6 (2.75%) Marketing
3 4 (1.83%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 180 (82.57%) Developer
2 95 (43.58%) .NET Developer
3 58 (26.61%) C# Developer
4 32 (14.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (9.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.88%) Web Developer
8 14 (6.42%) Analyst
9 13 (5.96%) Programmer
9 13 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (5.50%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.50%) BizTalk Developer
11 10 (4.59%) WPF Developer
11 10 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.13%) C# Programmer
13 8 (3.67%) CRM Developer
13 8 (3.67%) BizTalk Consultant
13 8 (3.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.67%) Consultant
13 8 (3.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (83.94%) .NET
2 105 (48.17%) ASP.NET
3 102 (46.79%) Web Services
4 56 (25.69%) XML
4 56 (25.69%) .NET Framework
5 54 (24.77%) CSS
6 51 (23.39%) jQuery
6 51 (23.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (22.48%) HTML
8 47 (21.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 40 (18.35%) WPF
10 33 (15.14%) Entity Framework
11 27 (12.39%) AngularJS
11 27 (12.39%) SOAP
12 22 (10.09%) Ajax
13 21 (9.63%) KnockoutJS
13 21 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (8.26%) HTML5
15 17 (7.80%) RESTful
15 17 (7.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.55%) Client/Server
2 13 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.67%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.75%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.83%) User Experience
6 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.92%) Social Media
7 2 (0.92%) NHS
7 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.92%) Derivative
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.92%) Google Search Appliance
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.39%) Windows
2 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.71%) MVC
2 99 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.02%) TDD
4 40 (18.35%) Scrum
5 28 (12.84%) OO
6 27 (12.39%) Unit Testing
7 19 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.42%) OOD
8 14 (6.42%) SOA
9 13 (5.96%) CRM
9 13 (5.96%) MVVM
10 12 (5.50%) BDD
10 12 (5.50%) OOP
11 9 (4.13%) Workflow
11 9 (4.13%) System Testing
12 8 (3.67%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (3.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (3.67%) Web Development
12 8 (3.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 186 (85.32%) C#
2 92 (42.20%) SQL
3 73 (33.49%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.02%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.88%) C++
6 14 (6.42%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.29%) VB
8 4 (1.83%) VB6
8 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.83%) C
8 4 (1.83%) Java
9 3 (1.38%) PHP
9 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) XAML
11 1 (0.46%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.13%) Degree
4 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.38%) MCITP
6 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.92%) Puppet
2 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.01%) Oracle
3 9 (4.13%) Remedy
4 8 (3.67%) Telerik
5 4 (1.83%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.83%) Citrix
6 2 (0.92%) HP
6 2 (0.92%) Capita
6 2 (0.92%) Google
6 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.46%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.46%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) Serena
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