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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 3.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +0.68%
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
114 100 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.55% 21.19% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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 +5 7 £550 +61.76% 5
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 20 (68.97%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (58.62%) Web Services
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
6 15 (51.72%) XML
6 15 (51.72%) MVC
7 13 (44.83%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
8 12 (41.38%) CSS
8 12 (41.38%) SOAP
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (34.48%) HTML
10 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
10 10 (34.48%) NHS
11 9 (31.03%) Replication
12 8 (27.59%) TDD
12 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (24.14%) Information Security
14 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
14 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
15 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
15 5 (17.24%) IIS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.45%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (68.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Developer
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) Web Services
3 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
4 15 (51.72%) XML
5 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 12 (41.38%) SOAP
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.90%) Lucene
13 1 (3.45%) Spring
13 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
13 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (3.45%) jQuery
13 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) NHS
2 9 (31.03%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) DTV
5 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
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