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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 28 59
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +31
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 90 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.81% 6.19% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 23.32% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 76 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
347 386 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.53% 26.55% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 254 173
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 May 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 1 May 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 - 2 £450 - 4
Redhill - 1 £400 - 1
Staines - 1 £295 - 1
Dorking - 1 £325 - 2
Egham - 1 £600 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 52 (96.30%) C#
2 49 (90.74%) .NET
3 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (48.15%) CSS
5 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
6 19 (35.19%) XML
7 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
8 16 (29.63%) SQL
8 16 (29.63%) HTML
9 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
9 15 (27.78%) MVC
10 14 (25.93%) Web Services
10 14 (25.93%) Ajax
10 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 13 (24.07%) WPF
11 13 (24.07%) jQuery
11 13 (24.07%) SOA
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.22%) Publishing
12 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 12 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (20.37%) Dynamics CRM
13 11 (20.37%) CRM
13 11 (20.37%) Workflow
14 9 (16.67%) Process Management
14 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.41%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 12 (22.22%) Publishing
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 12 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) CRM Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Architect
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) .NET
2 39 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 26 (48.15%) CSS
4 19 (35.19%) XML
5 16 (29.63%) HTML
6 14 (25.93%) Web Services
6 14 (25.93%) Ajax
7 13 (24.07%) WPF
7 13 (24.07%) jQuery
8 7 (12.96%) XSLT
8 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
9 5 (9.26%) SOAP
9 5 (9.26%) REST
9 5 (9.26%) HTML5
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) CSS3
10 2 (3.70%) Apache Sling
10 2 (3.70%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) SOA
4 11 (20.37%) CRM
4 11 (20.37%) Workflow
5 9 (16.67%) Process Management
6 8 (14.81%) Scrum
7 7 (12.96%) OO
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.11%) OOD
9 5 (9.26%) Migration
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.70%) MVVM
10 2 (3.70%) Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Web Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Content Management
10 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Cognizant