The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 8.24% 2.15% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.44% 11.11% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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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 Woking region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 42.35% 19.35% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 2
Average daily rate £300 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £208 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
3 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (89.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (89.19%) C#
5 31 (83.78%) Scrum
5 31 (83.78%) WPF
6 28 (75.68%) Visual Studio
7 21 (56.76%) Software Engineering
8 20 (54.05%) LINQ
8 20 (54.05%) Web Services
9 18 (48.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (45.95%) XML
11 14 (37.84%) Windows
11 14 (37.84%) Office 365
11 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (32.43%) SOAP
12 12 (32.43%) QA
12 12 (32.43%) REST
12 12 (32.43%) Content Management
12 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
13 11 (29.73%) BDD
13 11 (29.73%) SQL
14 10 (27.03%) ISEB
15 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
15 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (21.62%) DevOps
16 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (18.92%) Python
17 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Office 365
2 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (48.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (89.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (75.68%) Visual Studio
3 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Software Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Tester
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (13.51%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Architect
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) WPF
3 20 (54.05%) LINQ
3 20 (54.05%) Web Services
4 17 (45.95%) XML
5 12 (32.43%) SOAP
5 12 (32.43%) REST
6 6 (16.22%) XSLT
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
1 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (83.78%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) Software Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) Content Management
4 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
5 11 (29.73%) BDD
6 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
7 8 (21.62%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) User Stories
10 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.70%) TDD
10 1 (2.70%) Migration
10 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft