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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.23% 0.83% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.58% 2.78% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
95 180 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.27% 29.90% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 143 114
Median daily rate £456 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.84% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 7 £475 +11.76% 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (97.83%) C#
3 43 (93.48%) MVC
4 39 (84.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 38 (82.61%) Visual Studio
6 36 (78.26%) TDD
6 36 (78.26%) Unit Testing
7 35 (76.09%) jQuery
8 31 (67.39%) Scrum
9 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
9 30 (65.22%) BDD
10 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (60.87%) HTML
11 28 (60.87%) CSS
12 27 (58.70%) HTML5
12 27 (58.70%) CSS3
12 27 (58.70%) KnockoutJS
12 27 (58.70%) TypeScript
12 27 (58.70%) AngularJS
13 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
14 25 (54.35%) Web Development
15 23 (50.00%) Test-First Development
15 23 (50.00%) NUnit
15 23 (50.00%) ATDD
15 23 (50.00%) MSTest
15 23 (50.00%) MbUnit
16 22 (47.83%) DevOps
17 18 (39.13%) Finance
18 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (23.91%) Couchbase
3 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
3 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (82.61%) Visual Studio
2 23 (50.00%) MbUnit
2 23 (50.00%) MSTest
2 23 (50.00%) NUnit
3 13 (28.26%) Selenium
3 13 (28.26%) SpecFlow
4 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
6 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
7 6 (13.04%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 27 (58.70%) .NET Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Senior Developer
4 17 (36.96%) Agile Developer
4 17 (36.96%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) CMS Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 35 (76.09%) jQuery
4 28 (60.87%) CSS
4 28 (60.87%) HTML
5 27 (58.70%) AngularJS
5 27 (58.70%) CSS3
5 27 (58.70%) HTML5
5 27 (58.70%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
8 11 (23.91%) Entity Framework
9 7 (15.22%) Ajax
9 7 (15.22%) REST
10 6 (13.04%) Gherkin
11 5 (10.87%) Web Services
12 3 (6.52%) Lucene
13 2 (4.35%) LINQ
13 2 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) MVC
2 36 (78.26%) TDD
2 36 (78.26%) Unit Testing
3 31 (67.39%) Scrum
4 30 (65.22%) BDD
5 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (54.35%) Web Development
8 23 (50.00%) ATDD
8 23 (50.00%) Test-First Development
9 22 (47.83%) DevOps
10 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
11 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.22%) SOA
13 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
14 2 (4.35%) OOP
15 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
15 1 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) C#
2 30 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 27 (58.70%) TypeScript
4 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
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