The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 96 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.43% 2.18% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.30% 8.31% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 18 18
Average daily rate £380 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £304 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
412 337 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.60% 26.27% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 170 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £32.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £48.18 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 30 £413 - 11
Guildford +11 15 £360 -20.00% 6
Reigate -3 10 £375 +7.14%
Cobham - 5 £390 - 2
Redhill 0 1 - -
Epsom -4 1 £300 -14.28%
Chertsey - 1 £400 -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Hindhead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Cranleigh - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Camberley - - - - 2
Caterham - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 118 (89.39%) .NET
2 101 (76.52%) C#
3 81 (61.36%) Visual Studio
3 81 (61.36%) Scrum
4 77 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 71 (53.79%) XML
6 70 (53.03%) SQL
7 64 (48.48%) WPF
8 58 (43.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (41.67%) Windows
10 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
11 46 (34.85%) ASP.NET
12 45 (34.09%) Web Services
13 44 (33.33%) MVC
14 40 (30.30%) Finance
15 38 (28.79%) XSLT
16 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (28.03%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (25.00%) QA
18 30 (22.73%) REST
19 29 (21.97%) LINQ
19 29 (21.97%) SOAP
20 28 (21.21%) CRM
20 28 (21.21%) SharePoint
20 28 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
20 28 (21.21%) Workflow
21 27 (20.45%) BDD
22 26 (19.70%) WF
22 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
22 26 (19.70%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.55%) IIS
3 4 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (18.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.36%) Office 365
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (0.76%) SSH
2 1 (0.76%) DSL
2 1 (0.76%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) FTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 37 (28.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (61.36%) Visual Studio
2 58 (43.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 8 (6.06%) Selenium
5 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.52%) WatiN
6 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.76%) Bower
7 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 40 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Publishing
3 5 (3.79%) Marketing
4 4 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (59.85%) Developer
2 55 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 25 (18.94%) Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) Test Analyst
3 25 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 22 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 22 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 18 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (12.88%) Test Engineer
7 15 (11.36%) QA Analyst
8 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Systems Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (3.79%) C# Software Engineer
14 5 (3.79%) Architect
15 4 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (89.39%) .NET
2 71 (53.79%) XML
3 64 (48.48%) WPF
4 46 (34.85%) ASP.NET
5 45 (34.09%) Web Services
6 38 (28.79%) XSLT
7 30 (22.73%) REST
8 29 (21.97%) LINQ
8 29 (21.97%) SOAP
9 26 (19.70%) WF
10 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 10 (7.58%) HTML
13 8 (6.06%) HTML5
14 7 (5.30%) Silverlight
15 6 (4.55%) WinForms
16 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4 (3.03%) jQuery
18 3 (2.27%) CSS
19 2 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.52%) Clustering
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.67%) Windows
2 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (61.36%) Scrum
2 44 (33.33%) MVC
3 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.21%) CRM
4 28 (21.21%) Workflow
5 27 (20.45%) BDD
6 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
7 24 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 21 (15.91%) Software Testing
9 17 (12.88%) Content Management
10 12 (9.09%) SOA
11 10 (7.58%) TDD
11 10 (7.58%) OO
12 9 (6.82%) Release Management
13 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 5 (3.79%) Test Automation
14 5 (3.79%) MVVM
15 4 (3.03%) OOP
15 4 (3.03%) Multithreading
16 3 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 101 (76.52%) C#
2 70 (53.03%) SQL
3 26 (19.70%) VB.NET
4 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.30%) Python
5 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.03%) C++
7 3 (2.27%) XAML
8 2 (1.52%) Java
8 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.76%) Scala
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.76%) Telerik
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle
2 1 (0.76%) Mercator
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