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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 6 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 11.29% 4.95% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.92% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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
26 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 41.94% 30.69% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate £355 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £360 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (64.29%) WPF
5 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (50.00%) CRM
6 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (35.71%) Web Services
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) Scrum
9 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
10 3 (21.43%) QA
10 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
10 3 (21.43%) REST
10 3 (21.43%) Migration
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (21.43%) XML
10 3 (21.43%) SOAP
10 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 2 (14.29%) SQL
11 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 2 (14.29%) ISEB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) WPF
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) MCTS
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft