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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.02% - 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.89% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
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£311 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
141 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.96% 16.91% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 43 49
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1257.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 - 18 £308 - 3
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (69.23%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) .NET
4 17 (65.38%) Web Services
5 15 (57.69%) XML
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (46.15%) SOAP
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (46.15%) MVC
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (42.31%) CSS
8 11 (42.31%) SQL
8 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
8 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (38.46%) NHS
10 9 (34.62%) Replication
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) HTML
11 7 (26.92%) Information Security
12 6 (23.08%) TDD
12 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
13 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
14 4 (15.38%) IIS
14 4 (15.38%) CRM
14 4 (15.38%) Management Information System

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.85%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) CRM Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) Web Services
3 15 (57.69%) XML
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
6 11 (42.31%) CSS
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 4 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 2 (7.69%) Lucene
12 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
12 1 (3.85%) jQuery
12 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
12 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) NHS
2 9 (34.62%) Replication
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) DTV
5 2 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago