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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 113 105 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs citing WCF 160 151 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.65% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.73% 7.05% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 95 112
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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
2376 2141 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.89% 23.40% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1216 988
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 115
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +11 29 £388 -3.12% 15
Surrey -32 29 £400 +6.66% 17
East Sussex +13 23 £300 -22.58% 5
Hampshire -5 23 £363 +4.38% 13
Berkshire -17 19 £363 -6.45% 10
West Sussex -10 15 £425 -10.52% 2
Kent -3 11 £330 +32.00% 11
Oxfordshire -13 10 £380 +8.57% 17
Middlesex - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 296 (91.93%) .NET
2 286 (88.82%) C#
3 176 (54.66%) ASP.NET
4 156 (48.45%) SQL Server
5 151 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (43.48%) MVC
7 135 (41.93%) JavaScript
8 121 (37.58%) Web Services
9 104 (32.30%) CSS
10 98 (30.43%) SQL
10 98 (30.43%) .NET Framework
11 96 (29.81%) HTML
12 93 (28.88%) jQuery
13 90 (27.95%) Scrum
14 89 (27.64%) TDD
14 89 (27.64%) Visual Studio
15 81 (25.16%) Microsoft
16 78 (24.22%) WPF
17 74 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 68 (21.12%) XML
20 51 (15.84%) SOA
21 49 (15.22%) OO
22 48 (14.91%) Oracle
23 44 (13.66%) T-SQL
23 44 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
24 43 (13.35%) AngularJS
24 43 (13.35%) Finance
24 43 (13.35%) NUnit
25 42 (13.04%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 42 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (6.52%) IIS
4 19 (5.90%) CMS
5 18 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (4.35%) Kentico
7 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.93%) Node.js
10 2 (0.62%) Mule
11 1 (0.31%) DNN
11 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.31%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.31%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 25 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.86%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (8.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.55%) Internet
2 4 (1.24%) SSL
2 4 (1.24%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) DNS
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) ATM
5 1 (0.31%) 802.15
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.62%) SQLite
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.31%) MySQL
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 89 (27.64%) Visual Studio
2 44 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (13.35%) NUnit
4 14 (4.35%) Selenium
4 14 (4.35%) StyleCop
5 9 (2.80%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.48%) MSTest
7 7 (2.17%) Fiddler
7 7 (2.17%) Toad
8 6 (1.86%) Subversion
9 5 (1.55%) JIRA
9 5 (1.55%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.93%) NetAdvantage
11 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.93%) Moq
12 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 43 (13.35%) Finance
2 14 (4.35%) Publishing
3 11 (3.42%) Marketing
4 4 (1.24%) Advertising
5 3 (0.93%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (80.75%) Developer
2 144 (44.72%) .NET Developer
3 89 (27.64%) C# Developer
4 67 (20.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 26 (8.07%) Senior Developer
7 25 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (6.52%) WPF Developer
9 20 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
11 11 (3.42%) Architect
11 11 (3.42%) Agile .NET Developer
12 10 (3.11%) Senior SharePoint Developer
13 9 (2.80%) Consultant
13 9 (2.80%) Analyst
14 8 (2.48%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.48%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 7 (2.17%) BizTalk Developer
15 7 (2.17%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (91.93%) .NET
2 176 (54.66%) ASP.NET
3 121 (37.58%) Web Services
4 104 (32.30%) CSS
5 98 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 96 (29.81%) HTML
7 93 (28.88%) jQuery
8 78 (24.22%) WPF
9 74 (22.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 68 (21.12%) XML
12 43 (13.35%) AngularJS
13 35 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
14 32 (9.94%) HTML5
15 28 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (8.70%) LINQ
16 27 (8.39%) Ajax
17 26 (8.07%) SOAP
17 26 (8.07%) REST
18 22 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.04%) Social Media
2 13 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.11%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.11%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.80%) Open Source
6 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.55%) CMDB
7 5 (1.55%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.55%) EPoS
7 5 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.93%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.93%) Blog
8 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.31%) Clustering
9 1 (0.31%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.31%) W3C
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.25%) Windows
2 4 (1.24%) Linux
3 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (43.48%) MVC
3 90 (27.95%) Scrum
4 89 (27.64%) TDD
5 51 (15.84%) SOA
6 49 (15.22%) OO
7 32 (9.94%) CRM
8 30 (9.32%) MVVM
9 27 (8.39%) Automated Testing
9 27 (8.39%) OOD
10 22 (6.83%) Unit Testing
11 20 (6.21%) Workflow
11 20 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (5.90%) BDD
13 14 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.35%) Migration
13 14 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (4.04%) OOP
15 11 (3.42%) Data Migration
15 11 (3.42%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 286 (88.82%) C#
2 135 (41.93%) JavaScript
3 98 (30.43%) SQL
4 44 (13.66%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.07%) VB.NET
6 24 (7.45%) PowerShell
7 12 (3.73%) PHP
8 11 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.42%) VB
9 10 (3.11%) VB6
9 10 (3.11%) Java
10 9 (2.80%) XAML
11 6 (1.86%) C++
12 3 (0.93%) Ruby
12 3 (0.93%) Python
13 2 (0.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.31%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.66%) Degree
4 12 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.48%) MCTS
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) MCPD
6 1 (0.31%) MCITP
6 1 (0.31%) MCAD
6 1 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Firmware
1 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.42%) Puppet
1 11 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) AppManager
3 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 81 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.91%) Oracle
3 6 (1.86%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.55%) Twitter
5 4 (1.24%) Ektron
5 4 (1.24%) Facebook
5 4 (1.24%) Google
6 3 (0.93%) Adobe
6 3 (0.93%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.62%) Remedy
7 2 (0.62%) Telerik
8 1 (0.31%) Alterian
8 1 (0.31%) VMware
8 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.31%) Sybase
8 1 (0.31%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.31%) HP
8 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.31%) Informatica
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £290 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 23 days ago