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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing WCF 36 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.81% 1.64% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 5.66% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
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
380 371 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.66% 29.03% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 216 191
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £19.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £48.25 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 5 £375 - 5
Reigate - 4 £400 - 1
Cobham -6 3 £405 +8.00% 1
Egham - 1 £375 -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Staines - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 115 (93.50%) .NET
2 97 (78.86%) C#
3 85 (69.11%) SQL Server
4 81 (65.85%) Visual Studio
5 78 (63.41%) Scrum
6 70 (56.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 63 (51.22%) SQL
7 63 (51.22%) XML
8 61 (49.59%) WPF
9 49 (39.84%) Windows
10 44 (35.77%) Web Services
11 43 (34.96%) ASP.NET
12 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
14 38 (30.89%) MVC
15 33 (26.83%) XSLT
16 32 (26.02%) LINQ
17 31 (25.20%) REST
17 31 (25.20%) Finance
18 30 (24.39%) QA
19 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
20 28 (22.76%) SOAP
21 26 (21.14%) VB.NET
21 26 (21.14%) Automated Testing
21 26 (21.14%) BDD
22 22 (17.89%) Software Testing
23 21 (17.07%) ISEB
23 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
24 20 (16.26%) WF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.50%) IIS
3 6 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.44%) CMS
5 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Office
2 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.45%) Office 365
2 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) LAN
1 1 (0.81%) FTP
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.81%) SSL
1 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (69.11%) SQL Server
2 41 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.50%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (65.85%) Visual Studio
2 70 (56.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) WatiN
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Publishing
3 3 (2.44%) Legal
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Law
4 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (59.35%) Developer
2 51 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.76%) C# Developer
4 25 (20.33%) Analyst
5 24 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 24 (19.51%) Software Engineer
6 23 (18.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (17.07%) VB.NET Developer
8 19 (15.45%) Test Engineer
9 16 (13.01%) QA Analyst
10 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (8.94%) Senior Developer
10 11 (8.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Applications Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (4.07%) C# Software Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (93.50%) .NET
2 63 (51.22%) XML
3 61 (49.59%) WPF
4 44 (35.77%) Web Services
5 43 (34.96%) ASP.NET
6 33 (26.83%) XSLT
7 32 (26.02%) LINQ
8 31 (25.20%) REST
9 28 (22.76%) SOAP
10 20 (16.26%) WF
11 13 (10.57%) CSS
12 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (5.69%) HTML
14 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
15 5 (4.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (4.07%) WinForms
16 3 (2.44%) ADO.NET
17 2 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
17 2 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
17 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.63%) iSeries
3 2 (1.63%) W3C
3 2 (1.63%) DTV
3 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) Open Source
4 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.84%) Windows
2 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (63.41%) Scrum
2 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.89%) MVC
4 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
5 26 (21.14%) BDD
5 26 (21.14%) Automated Testing
6 22 (17.89%) Software Testing
7 20 (16.26%) Workflow
8 19 (15.45%) Content Management
8 19 (15.45%) CRM
9 13 (10.57%) DevOps
10 7 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.69%) OO
10 7 (5.69%) TDD
11 5 (4.07%) SOA
11 5 (4.07%) Release Management
12 4 (3.25%) OOD
13 3 (2.44%) Kanban
13 3 (2.44%) User Stories
14 2 (1.63%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (78.86%) C#
2 63 (51.22%) SQL
3 26 (21.14%) VB.NET
4 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.94%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.13%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Scala
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) ISEB
2 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.63%) SAP
2 2 (1.63%) IBM
2 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.81%) Mercator