The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.94% 1.42% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 4.72% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +14.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
261 212 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.43% 30.03% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 152 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Wales region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Wales region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales +3 26 £475 +21.79% 5
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UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 44 (97.78%) C#
2 42 (93.33%) .NET
3 36 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (73.33%) MVC
5 32 (71.11%) .NET Framework
6 31 (68.89%) Unit Testing
7 30 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (66.67%) Entity Framework
7 30 (66.67%) Scrum
8 22 (48.89%) TDD
8 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
9 19 (42.22%) SQL
9 19 (42.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (42.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (37.78%) REST
12 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
13 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 15 (33.33%) BDD
14 14 (31.11%) SpecFlow
14 14 (31.11%) jQuery
14 14 (31.11%) Selenium
14 14 (31.11%) Ajax
15 13 (28.89%) SOA
15 13 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (26.67%) NHS
16 12 (26.67%) Web Services
17 11 (24.44%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
2 19 (42.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (31.11%) SpecFlow
4 14 (31.11%) Selenium
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (6.67%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.56%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (15.56%) Back Office
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) .NET Framework
3 30 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 17 (37.78%) REST
4 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (31.11%) Ajax
6 14 (31.11%) jQuery
7 12 (26.67%) Web Services
8 11 (24.44%) XML
9 10 (22.22%) SOAP
9 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (20.00%) LINQ
11 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (17.78%) HTML
11 8 (17.78%) CSS
12 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (13.33%) WinForms
14 3 (6.67%) WPF
15 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) MVC
2 31 (68.89%) Unit Testing
3 30 (66.67%) Scrum
4 22 (48.89%) TDD
5 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (33.33%) BDD
7 13 (28.89%) SOA
8 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.56%) OOP
10 5 (11.11%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
11 3 (6.67%) MVVM
11 3 (6.67%) UML
11 3 (6.67%) ETL
12 2 (4.44%) Information Security
12 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.44%) Coaching
13 1 (2.22%) Migration
13 1 (2.22%) Kanban
13 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
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