The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Woking region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 4 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 30 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 34.09% - 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 85.71% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 39.77% 34.09% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 31
Average daily rate £410 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Surrey

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Woking region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Woking

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Woking region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (96.77%) .NET
3 29 (93.55%) SQL Server
3 29 (93.55%) WPF
4 28 (90.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (90.32%) Scrum
5 26 (83.87%) Visual Studio
6 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
7 17 (54.84%) LINQ
7 17 (54.84%) Web Services
7 17 (54.84%) XML
8 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (38.71%) Windows
9 12 (38.71%) SQL
9 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
9 12 (38.71%) QA
9 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (35.48%) Content Management
10 11 (35.48%) SOAP
10 11 (35.48%) BDD
10 11 (35.48%) REST
11 9 (29.03%) Office 365
11 9 (29.03%) ISEB
11 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Publishing
12 6 (19.35%) XSLT
13 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (16.13%) Python
13 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (93.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (83.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.23%) Bower
General
1 6 (19.35%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) WPF
3 17 (54.84%) LINQ
3 17 (54.84%) Web Services
3 17 (54.84%) XML
4 11 (35.48%) SOAP
4 11 (35.48%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) XSLT
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) Akka
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Scrum
2 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Content Management
4 11 (35.48%) BDD
5 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Mercator
Woking, Surrey
Mercator IT Solutions
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Woking, Surrey
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