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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / Wales
Rank 61 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 3.09% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 9.09% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £68.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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
201 231 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.87% 34.02% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 165 92
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -1 1 £350 -12.50% 5
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) Xamarin

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 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) MbUnit
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) ATDD
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test-First Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) OpenText
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago