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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 9 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 9.52% - 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
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 £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 33.33% 36.00% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 5
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £353 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 38 (95.00%) SQL Server
3 37 (92.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (90.00%) C#
5 35 (87.50%) Scrum
6 34 (85.00%) WPF
7 31 (77.50%) Visual Studio
8 22 (55.00%) Web Services
9 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
10 20 (50.00%) LINQ
10 20 (50.00%) XML
11 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
13 15 (37.50%) QA
14 14 (35.00%) BDD
14 14 (35.00%) Windows
14 14 (35.00%) SQL
14 14 (35.00%) SOAP
14 14 (35.00%) REST
14 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (32.50%) Content Management
16 12 (30.00%) ISEB
16 12 (30.00%) Office 365
17 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
18 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (20.00%) DevOps
19 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
19 7 (17.50%) Publishing
19 7 (17.50%) Python

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Office 365
2 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (92.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (77.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (17.50%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Tester
6 5 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) WPF
3 22 (55.00%) Web Services
4 20 (50.00%) XML
4 20 (50.00%) LINQ
5 14 (35.00%) REST
5 14 (35.00%) SOAP
6 6 (15.00%) XSLT
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
1 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Scrum
2 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.00%) BDD
6 13 (32.50%) Content Management
7 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
8 8 (20.00%) DevOps
9 2 (5.00%) User Stories
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
10 1 (2.50%) Migration
10 1 (2.50%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) SOA
10 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) Mercator