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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 42 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.15% 2.26% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 8.82% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £445
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 £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
405 340 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.38% 25.62% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 213 208
Average daily rate £361 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -56.25%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 7 £375 +3.80% 1
Reigate - 4 £400 -
Staines - 3 £375 - 2
Weybridge - 2 £216 -
Cobham -7 1 £405 +8.00% 1
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Caterham - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 97 (93.27%) .NET
2 87 (83.65%) C#
3 78 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (71.15%) SQL Server
5 66 (63.46%) Visual Studio
6 64 (61.54%) Scrum
7 63 (60.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 55 (52.88%) WPF
9 50 (48.08%) XML
10 49 (47.12%) SQL
11 42 (40.38%) Windows
12 40 (38.46%) Web Services
13 37 (35.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET
15 32 (30.77%) MVC
16 31 (29.81%) LINQ
17 29 (27.88%) Software Engineering
18 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
19 25 (24.04%) XSLT
20 23 (22.12%) SOAP
20 23 (22.12%) REST
21 22 (21.15%) Automated Testing
22 21 (20.19%) QA
22 21 (20.19%) Office 365
22 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
23 20 (19.23%) Finance
23 20 (19.23%) VB.NET
24 19 (18.27%) BDD
25 18 (17.31%) Content Management
26 17 (16.35%) Software Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.88%) CMS
5 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Node.js
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Office
2 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.19%) Office 365
2 10 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) SSL
2 1 (0.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (71.15%) SQL Server
2 37 (35.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.92%) MySQL
7 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (63.46%) Visual Studio
2 63 (60.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (13.46%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.92%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.96%) WatiN
6 1 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Publishing
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (59.62%) Developer
2 42 (40.38%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.04%) C# Developer
4 24 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 21 (20.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (18.27%) Analyst
7 18 (17.31%) Test Analyst
8 15 (14.42%) Test Engineer
8 15 (14.42%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (10.58%) QA Analyst
9 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.73%) Tester
12 6 (5.77%) Applications Developer
12 6 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.81%) C# Software Engineer
14 4 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
14 4 (3.85%) Web Developer
14 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (93.27%) .NET
2 55 (52.88%) WPF
3 50 (48.08%) XML
4 40 (38.46%) Web Services
5 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET
6 31 (29.81%) LINQ
7 25 (24.04%) XSLT
8 23 (22.12%) SOAP
8 23 (22.12%) REST
9 14 (13.46%) CSS
10 13 (12.50%) WF
11 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.65%) HTML
13 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.85%) WinForms
14 3 (2.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
15 2 (1.92%) ADO.NET
15 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) W3C
4 2 (1.92%) DTV
4 2 (1.92%) iSeries
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.38%) Windows
2 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (61.54%) Scrum
3 32 (30.77%) MVC
4 29 (27.88%) Software Engineering
5 22 (21.15%) Automated Testing
6 19 (18.27%) BDD
7 18 (17.31%) Content Management
8 17 (16.35%) Software Testing
9 13 (12.50%) DevOps
9 13 (12.50%) CRM
9 13 (12.50%) Workflow
10 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.73%) TDD
11 6 (5.77%) OO
12 5 (4.81%) Release Management
13 4 (3.85%) OOD
14 3 (2.88%) User Stories
15 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
15 2 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (1.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (83.65%) C#
2 49 (47.12%) SQL
3 20 (19.23%) VB.NET
4 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.62%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) Scala
6 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.96%) Java
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.92%) IBM
2 2 (1.92%) SAP
2 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
3 1 (0.96%) Sencha
3 1 (0.96%) Twitter
3 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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