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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 36 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 52 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.75% 6.03% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.51% 17.05% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 48 10
Median daily rate £475 £463 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £293 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
169 305 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.83% 35.34% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 237 176
Median daily rate £450 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 4
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -11 11 £475 +5.55% 10
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) MVC
3 19 (90.48%) C#
4 18 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
5 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
6 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
7 15 (71.43%) CSS
7 15 (71.43%) HTML
7 15 (71.43%) jQuery
8 14 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
9 13 (61.90%) TDD
9 13 (61.90%) CSS3
9 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (61.90%) HTML5
9 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
9 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
9 13 (61.90%) TypeScript
10 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (52.38%) Web Development
11 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
11 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
11 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
11 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (52.38%) Couchbase
12 9 (42.86%) DevOps
12 9 (42.86%) ATDD

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 4 (19.05%) CMS
1 4 (19.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Couchbase
3 11 (52.38%) MongoDB
3 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (42.86%) MbUnit
2 9 (42.86%) MSTest
2 9 (42.86%) NUnit
3 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
3 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
4 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (19.05%) CMS Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
4 15 (71.43%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 15 (71.43%) jQuery
5 14 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (61.90%) CSS3
6 13 (61.90%) HTML5
7 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
8 3 (14.29%) Lucene
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 1 (4.76%) Ajax
10 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
10 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (4.76%) RESTful
10 1 (4.76%) Sass
10 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
4 11 (52.38%) Web Development
5 9 (42.86%) ATDD
5 9 (42.86%) BDD
5 9 (42.86%) DevOps
5 9 (42.86%) Test-First Development
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Android Development
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) OpenText
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin