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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 44 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.19% 2.48% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.84% 9.52% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
406 336 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.46% 26.01% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 220 210
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
Woking +4 6 £375 +3.80%
Reigate - 4 £400 -
Staines - 3 £375 - 2
Farnham - 3 - - 2
Weybridge - 2 £216 -
Cobham -6 1 £405 +8.00% 1
Dorking - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Caterham - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 86 (94.51%) .NET
2 72 (79.12%) C#
3 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 53 (58.24%) Scrum
6 52 (57.14%) Visual Studio
7 48 (52.75%) SQL
7 48 (52.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (45.05%) WPF
9 39 (42.86%) Web Services
10 38 (41.76%) XML
11 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET
12 33 (36.26%) Windows
13 31 (34.07%) MVC
14 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
15 26 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (27.47%) VB.NET
17 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
17 22 (24.18%) LINQ
18 21 (23.08%) Office 365
19 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
19 20 (21.98%) SOAP
20 19 (20.88%) Automated Testing
20 19 (20.88%) REST
21 18 (19.78%) Finance
21 18 (19.78%) Dynamics CRM
21 18 (19.78%) XSLT
21 18 (19.78%) CRM
21 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
22 17 (18.68%) QA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.79%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Office
2 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.08%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.79%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.79%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.20%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 48 (52.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
4 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.20%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Developer
2 39 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.78%) Software Engineer
4 17 (18.68%) C# Developer
4 17 (18.68%) VB.NET Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Analyst
6 15 (16.48%) Test Analyst
7 14 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (14.29%) Test Engineer
9 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (10.99%) QA Analyst
11 6 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.59%) Tester
11 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Agile Test Analyst
13 3 (3.30%) Agile .NET Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Consultant
13 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (94.51%) .NET
2 41 (45.05%) WPF
3 39 (42.86%) Web Services
4 38 (41.76%) XML
5 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET
6 22 (24.18%) LINQ
7 20 (21.98%) SOAP
8 19 (20.88%) REST
9 18 (19.78%) XSLT
10 15 (16.48%) WF
11 14 (15.38%) CSS
12 10 (10.99%) HTML
13 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
15 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
15 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 2 (2.20%) jQuery
16 2 (2.20%) WinForms
16 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.20%) W3C
3 2 (2.20%) DTV
3 2 (2.20%) iSeries
3 2 (2.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) Open Source
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (73.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (58.24%) Scrum
3 31 (34.07%) MVC
4 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.88%) Automated Testing
6 18 (19.78%) CRM
7 16 (17.58%) BDD
8 15 (16.48%) Workflow
8 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
9 13 (14.29%) DevOps
10 9 (9.89%) Content Management
11 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.69%) TDD
12 6 (6.59%) OO
13 5 (5.49%) Release Management
14 4 (4.40%) Migration
14 4 (4.40%) OOD
15 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
15 3 (3.30%) User Stories
16 2 (2.20%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 72 (79.12%) C#
2 48 (52.75%) SQL
3 25 (27.47%) VB.NET
4 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.99%) Python
6 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.20%) XAML
8 1 (1.10%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) Java
8 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.20%) MCTS
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.20%) IBM
2 2 (2.20%) SAP
2 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
2 2 (2.20%) Sencha
2 2 (2.20%) Twitter
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
Farnham, Surrey
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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Synergize Consulting
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