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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 23 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.24% 0.53% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.61% 2.13% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +0.68%
WCF
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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
169 141 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.84% 25.00% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 61
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £140.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.78% +723.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +6 10 £538 +58.08% 6
West Wales - 1 £263 -
North Wales - - - - 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 35 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (80.95%) .NET
3 33 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
5 28 (66.67%) MVC
6 25 (59.52%) CSS
6 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
7 23 (54.76%) HTML
7 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
8 21 (50.00%) C#
9 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 18 (42.86%) Web Services
9 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
10 17 (40.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
10 17 (40.48%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (40.48%) CRM
10 17 (40.48%) IIS
11 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 15 (35.71%) XML
13 14 (33.33%) SQL
14 12 (28.57%) SOAP
14 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
15 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (23.81%) NHS
17 9 (21.43%) Replication

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 17 (40.48%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) CRM Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 6 (14.29%) CRM Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 25 (59.52%) CSS
4 23 (54.76%) HTML
5 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 18 (42.86%) Web Services
6 17 (40.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 15 (35.71%) XML
9 12 (28.57%) SOAP
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (4.76%) NHibernate
13 2 (4.76%) Lucene
14 1 (2.38%) Spring
14 1 (2.38%) jQuery
14 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) NHS
2 9 (21.43%) Replication
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) DTV
5 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) MVC
2 17 (40.48%) CRM
3 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) OOD
7 2 (4.76%) Content Management
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Kanban
8 1 (2.38%) UX Design
8 1 (2.38%) ETL
8 1 (2.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 21 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
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