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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 32 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.68% - 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
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£308 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
184 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.90% 22.57% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 62 60
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £254 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1629.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015. 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
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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 - 21 £311 - 6
West Wales - 1 £263 - 1
North Wales - - - - 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 32 (86.49%) SQL Server
2 30 (81.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (78.38%) .NET
4 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
5 23 (62.16%) MVC
6 22 (59.46%) CSS
6 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
7 20 (54.05%) HTML
7 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
8 19 (51.35%) C#
9 18 (48.65%) Web Services
10 15 (40.54%) XML
10 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio
10 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
10 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
11 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
11 14 (37.84%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (37.84%) IIS
11 14 (37.84%) CRM
12 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (32.43%) SOAP
13 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (32.43%) SQL
14 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
14 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (27.03%) NHS
16 9 (24.32%) Replication

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (37.84%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (86.49%) SQL Server
2 30 (81.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.81%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) CRM Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) CRM Architect
7 6 (16.22%) Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (59.46%) CSS
4 20 (54.05%) HTML
5 18 (48.65%) Web Services
6 15 (40.54%) XML
6 15 (40.54%) .NET Framework
7 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 12 (32.43%) SOAP
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (5.41%) Lucene
13 2 (5.41%) NHibernate
14 1 (2.70%) jQuery
14 1 (2.70%) Spring
14 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
14 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) NHS
2 9 (24.32%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) DTV
5 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) MVC
2 14 (37.84%) CRM
3 7 (18.92%) Information Security
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) OOD
7 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) ETL
8 1 (2.70%) OO
8 1 (2.70%) Kanban
8 1 (2.70%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 19 (51.35%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
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