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 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.07% 0.57% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 2.00% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
106 250 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.24% 28.60% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 185 146
Median daily rate £475 £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 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 26 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 +19 12 £475 +11.76% 4
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (95.92%) C#
3 45 (91.84%) MVC
4 41 (83.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 40 (81.63%) Visual Studio
6 39 (79.59%) Unit Testing
7 38 (77.55%) TDD
8 37 (75.51%) jQuery
9 33 (67.35%) Scrum
10 32 (65.31%) BDD
11 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
12 29 (59.18%) HTML
12 29 (59.18%) CSS
13 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
13 28 (57.14%) HTML5
13 28 (57.14%) CSS3
13 28 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
13 28 (57.14%) TypeScript
13 28 (57.14%) AngularJS
14 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (53.06%) Web Development
16 24 (48.98%) Test-First Development
16 24 (48.98%) NUnit
16 24 (48.98%) ATDD
16 24 (48.98%) MSTest
16 24 (48.98%) MbUnit
17 23 (46.94%) DevOps
18 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2008

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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (24.49%) Couchbase
3 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
3 12 (24.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (81.63%) Visual Studio
2 24 (48.98%) MbUnit
2 24 (48.98%) MSTest
2 24 (48.98%) NUnit
3 15 (30.61%) Selenium
3 15 (30.61%) SpecFlow
4 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 12 (24.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
7 7 (14.29%) Mercurial
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 30 (61.22%) .NET Developer
3 18 (36.73%) Senior Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) CMS Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.04%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (83.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 37 (75.51%) jQuery
4 29 (59.18%) CSS
4 29 (59.18%) HTML
5 28 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 28 (57.14%) CSS3
5 28 (57.14%) HTML5
5 28 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
6 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
7 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
7 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (26.53%) Entity Framework
8 8 (16.33%) Ajax
8 8 (16.33%) REST
9 7 (14.29%) Gherkin
10 5 (10.20%) Web Services
11 3 (6.12%) LINQ
11 3 (6.12%) Lucene
11 3 (6.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) MVC
2 39 (79.59%) Unit Testing
3 38 (77.55%) TDD
4 33 (67.35%) Scrum
5 32 (65.31%) BDD
6 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (53.06%) Web Development
9 24 (48.98%) ATDD
9 24 (48.98%) Test-First Development
10 23 (46.94%) DevOps
11 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
12 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
13 8 (16.33%) SOA
14 3 (6.12%) OOP
14 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
15 2 (4.08%) SDLC
16 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) C#
2 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
3 28 (57.14%) TypeScript
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
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