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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 31 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.16% 4.49% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.38% 15.72% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £380
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 £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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
370 388 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.77% 28.57% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 205 186
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Leatherhead - 5 £450 -
Guildford -4 4 £275 -21.42% 3
Woking +3 2 £400 +12.67% 1
Reigate 0 2 - - 1
Cobham -4 2 £370 -5.12%
Redhill +2 1 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Camberley - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 69 (93.24%) C#
2 66 (89.19%) .NET
3 48 (64.86%) ASP.NET
4 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
5 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (39.19%) CSS
8 25 (33.78%) Web Services
9 23 (31.08%) SharePoint
10 22 (29.73%) XML
11 21 (28.38%) HTML
11 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
12 20 (27.03%) SQL
13 19 (25.68%) CRM
13 19 (25.68%) Dynamics CRM
13 19 (25.68%) WPF
14 18 (24.32%) SC Cleared
14 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
14 18 (24.32%) MVC
14 18 (24.32%) Visual Studio
15 17 (22.97%) jQuery
16 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
16 15 (20.27%) SOA
16 15 (20.27%) Scrum
17 14 (18.92%) Workflow
17 14 (18.92%) VB.NET
17 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
17 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (17.57%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 23 (31.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (10.81%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.76%) NUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.05%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.35%) Moq
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (17.57%) Publishing
2 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 4 (5.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (75.68%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (4.05%) CRM Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (89.19%) .NET
2 48 (64.86%) ASP.NET
3 29 (39.19%) CSS
4 25 (33.78%) Web Services
5 22 (29.73%) XML
6 21 (28.38%) HTML
7 19 (25.68%) WPF
8 17 (22.97%) jQuery
9 13 (17.57%) Ajax
10 10 (13.51%) XSLT
11 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
12 7 (9.46%) HTML5
12 7 (9.46%) SOAP
12 7 (9.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.41%) Middleware
14 4 (5.41%) WF
15 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (4.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.05%) Social Media
4 2 (2.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) CRM
3 18 (24.32%) MVC
4 15 (20.27%) SOA
4 15 (20.27%) Scrum
5 14 (18.92%) Workflow
6 10 (13.51%) Process Management
6 10 (13.51%) TDD
7 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
7 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.16%) Migration
8 8 (10.81%) OO
8 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.11%) OOD
10 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.05%) MVVM
12 2 (2.70%) Agile Testing
12 2 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (93.24%) C#
2 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) VB.NET
4 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) XAML
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.11%) MCTS
4 2 (2.70%) VCP4
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Twitter
2 2 (2.70%) Sencha
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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