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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.95% 3.39% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 8.58% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 15
Median daily rate £375 £463 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +51.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £418 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
175 233 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.69% 39.49% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 198 128
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 8 December 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 +7 1 £400 -5.88% 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
5 13 (76.47%) MVC
6 12 (70.59%) CSS
6 12 (70.59%) HTML
6 12 (70.59%) jQuery
7 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
7 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (64.71%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
8 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
8 10 (58.82%) CSS3
8 10 (58.82%) Couchbase
8 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
8 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
8 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
8 10 (58.82%) HTML5
8 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
8 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (58.82%) TDD
9 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
11 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
11 7 (41.18%) Web Development

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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Couchbase
3 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
4 6 (35.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) MbUnit
5 5 (29.41%) MSTest
5 5 (29.41%) NUnit
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
5 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) jQuery
4 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (64.71%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
5 10 (58.82%) CSS3
5 10 (58.82%) HTML5
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
8 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
8 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 5 (29.41%) ATDD
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Test-First Development
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
6 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) OpenText
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore