The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.58% 1.16% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 3.46% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £388 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% +3.26%
WCF
UK

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
140 289 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.65% 33.64% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 207 165
Median daily rate £400 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +32.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +13 9 £388 +3.33% 3
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (93.33%) C#
3 39 (86.67%) MVC
4 36 (80.00%) Scrum
5 34 (75.56%) Visual Studio
5 34 (75.56%) Unit Testing
5 34 (75.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (68.89%) TDD
7 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (66.67%) jQuery
8 28 (62.22%) BDD
9 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
10 22 (48.89%) HTML
10 22 (48.89%) CSS
10 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
10 22 (48.89%) Web Development
11 21 (46.67%) HTML5
11 21 (46.67%) CSS3
11 21 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
11 21 (46.67%) TypeScript
12 20 (44.44%) ATDD
12 20 (44.44%) MbUnit
12 20 (44.44%) MSTest
12 20 (44.44%) Test-First Development
12 20 (44.44%) NUnit
12 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (42.22%) DevOps
14 18 (40.00%) Finance
15 16 (35.56%) Mentoring

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (11.11%) Couchbase
5 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) Visual Studio
2 20 (44.44%) MbUnit
2 20 (44.44%) MSTest
2 20 (44.44%) NUnit
3 13 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (24.44%) Selenium
4 11 (24.44%) SpecFlow
5 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.44%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 25 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 20 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 17 (37.78%) Agile Developer
4 17 (37.78%) Senior Agile Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.67%) CMS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.22%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (75.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (66.67%) jQuery
4 22 (48.89%) CSS
4 22 (48.89%) HTML
5 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 21 (46.67%) CSS3
5 21 (46.67%) HTML5
5 21 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 15 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) Ajax
9 8 (17.78%) REST
10 6 (13.33%) Web Services
11 5 (11.11%) LINQ
11 5 (11.11%) WinForms
12 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
12 3 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) MVC
2 36 (80.00%) Scrum
3 34 (75.56%) Unit Testing
4 31 (68.89%) TDD
5 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (62.22%) BDD
7 22 (48.89%) Web Development
8 20 (44.44%) ATDD
8 20 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (44.44%) Test-First Development
9 19 (42.22%) DevOps
10 16 (35.56%) Mentoring
11 8 (17.78%) SOA
12 5 (11.11%) OOP
13 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 2 (4.44%) MVVM
14 2 (4.44%) SDLC
14 2 (4.44%) UML
15 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (46.67%) TypeScript
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
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