The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.53% 2.98% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 9.57% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 15
Average daily rate
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£440 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
WCF
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
417 397 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.92% 31.09% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 263 209
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Surrey region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Surrey region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Weybridge +3 8 £440 +103.46%
Guildford - 2 £300 - 2
Cobham -4 1 £438 +8.02%
Leatherhead - 1 - - 3
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 28 (87.50%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (50.00%) Web Services
6 13 (40.63%) TDD
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) XML
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 12 (37.50%) SOAP
7 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 10 (31.25%) MVC
10 9 (28.13%) CRM
11 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
12 7 (21.88%) OOD
12 7 (21.88%) OO
12 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (15.63%) Windows
14 5 (15.63%) IIS
14 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
14 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (15.63%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) CRM Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (37.50%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) SOAP
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (15.63%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (9.38%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (9.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (6.25%) REST
10 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) WPF
10 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.13%) LINQ
11 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) CRM
5 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (21.88%) OO
6 7 (21.88%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) MVVM
8 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle