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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.48% 1.05% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 3.97% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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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
178 151 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.78% 26.54% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 95 45
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 12 £315 -7.35% 5
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (75.76%) C#
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 19 (57.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 14 (42.42%) XML
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) MVC
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (36.36%) NHS
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (36.36%) SOAP
7 11 (33.33%) CSS
7 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
10 8 (24.24%) Replication
11 7 (21.21%) Information Security
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.18%) LINQ
12 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (15.15%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.03%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.15%) CRM Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Server Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
2 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 14 (42.42%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) SOAP
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
6 9 (27.27%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (18.18%) LINQ
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (9.09%) WinForms
12 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (3.03%) Spring
13 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
13 1 (3.03%) jQuery
13 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) NHS
2 8 (24.24%) Replication
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security
4 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) ETL
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) MVVM
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Coaching
9 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
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