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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / Wales
Rank 62 63 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.86% 4.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 2.84% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
Median daily rate £325 £175 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -43.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £165 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £355 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.38 -

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
205 176 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.28% 30.40% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 145 120
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £292 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.11 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 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 +5 2 £325 +85.71% 3
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Couchbase
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) MbUnit
4 1 (10.00%) MSTest
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CMS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) ATDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) OpenText
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago