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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.46% 4.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 16.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 0
Average daily rate £450 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
216 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.18% 26.75% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 120 69
Average daily rate £370 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 15 £450 +42.85% 8
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 67 (95.71%) .NET
2 64 (91.43%) C#
3 63 (90.00%) MVC
3 63 (90.00%) Scrum
4 62 (88.57%) SQL Server
5 56 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (75.71%) Unit Testing
7 51 (72.86%) TDD
8 45 (64.29%) Visual Studio
9 42 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (58.57%) Entity Framework
10 41 (58.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (58.57%) .NET Framework
11 40 (57.14%) REST
12 39 (55.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (51.43%) BDD
13 36 (51.43%) SpecFlow
14 35 (50.00%) Selenium
14 35 (50.00%) jQuery
15 34 (48.57%) Git (software)
16 32 (45.71%) Ajax
17 30 (42.86%) SOA
17 30 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
18 29 (41.43%) SQL
19 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 25 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
22 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
23 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
23 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (88.57%) SQL Server
2 56 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (58.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.29%) Couchbase
8 3 (4.29%) GIS
8 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 39 (55.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (51.43%) SpecFlow
4 35 (50.00%) Selenium
5 34 (48.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.86%) MbUnit
8 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.86%) MSTest
8 2 (2.86%) NUnit
8 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.86%) Back Office
2 13 (18.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (91.43%) Developer
2 59 (84.29%) .NET Developer
3 23 (32.86%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (95.71%) .NET
2 42 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 41 (58.57%) .NET Framework
3 41 (58.57%) Entity Framework
4 40 (57.14%) REST
5 35 (50.00%) jQuery
6 32 (45.71%) Ajax
7 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (28.57%) CSS
8 20 (28.57%) HTML
9 19 (27.14%) XML
10 18 (25.71%) Web Services
11 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (18.57%) SOAP
14 5 (7.14%) CSS3
14 5 (7.14%) HTML5
15 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
15 4 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (90.00%) MVC
1 63 (90.00%) Scrum
2 53 (75.71%) Unit Testing
3 51 (72.86%) TDD
4 36 (51.43%) BDD
5 30 (42.86%) SOA
6 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) Web Development
9 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.29%) OOP
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.29%) Time Management
10 2 (2.86%) ATDD
10 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.86%) DevOps
10 2 (2.86%) MVVM
10 2 (2.86%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.86%) Test-First Development
10 2 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (91.43%) C#
2 29 (41.43%) SQL
3 23 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.29%) C++
5 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (35.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
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