The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.73% 3.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.98% 14.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 0
Average daily rate £455 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 138 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 26.80% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the South Wales region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South Wales region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

WCF
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -22 8 £375 +20.48% 2
Newport - 8 £480 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 63 (95.45%) .NET
2 60 (90.91%) C#
2 60 (90.91%) MVC
2 60 (90.91%) Scrum
3 58 (87.88%) SQL Server
4 53 (80.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (74.24%) Unit Testing
6 48 (72.73%) TDD
7 41 (62.12%) Visual Studio
8 39 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (57.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (56.06%) REST
10 37 (56.06%) Entity Framework
10 37 (56.06%) .NET Framework
11 35 (53.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (50.00%) BDD
12 33 (50.00%) SpecFlow
13 32 (48.48%) jQuery
13 32 (48.48%) Selenium
14 31 (46.97%) Git (software)
15 29 (43.94%) Ajax
16 27 (40.91%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (40.91%) SQL
16 27 (40.91%) SOA
17 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
17 23 (34.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 22 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET
19 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (40.91%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (87.88%) SQL Server
2 53 (80.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (57.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.55%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.55%) GIS
7 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (62.12%) Visual Studio
2 35 (53.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 32 (48.48%) Selenium
5 31 (46.97%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.03%) MbUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.03%) MSTest
7 2 (3.03%) NUnit
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (21.21%) Back Office
2 13 (19.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (9.09%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (4.55%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 56 (84.85%) .NET Developer
3 22 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (95.45%) .NET
2 39 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 37 (56.06%) .NET Framework
3 37 (56.06%) Entity Framework
3 37 (56.06%) REST
4 32 (48.48%) jQuery
5 29 (43.94%) Ajax
6 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (30.30%) CSS
7 20 (30.30%) HTML
8 19 (28.79%) XML
9 18 (27.27%) Web Services
10 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (19.70%) SOAP
13 5 (7.58%) CSS3
13 5 (7.58%) HTML5
14 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
14 4 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) NHS
2 3 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (90.91%) MVC
1 60 (90.91%) Scrum
2 49 (74.24%) Unit Testing
3 48 (72.73%) TDD
4 33 (50.00%) BDD
5 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (40.91%) SOA
6 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.06%) Web Development
8 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.55%) Time Management
9 2 (3.03%) ATDD
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.03%) DevOps
9 2 (3.03%) MVVM
9 2 (3.03%) OOP
9 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.03%) Test-First Development
9 2 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) C#
2 27 (40.91%) SQL
3 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.55%) C++
5 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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