Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 147 155
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -29
Contract jobs citing WCF 20 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 2.37% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 16
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £348 £297
90th Percentile £488 £493 £478
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 914 887 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.23% 20.53% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 532 625
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £17.31 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.92% -53.54% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.70 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Berkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Berkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Berkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 9 £400 - 1
Reading +6 7 £438 -7.89% 3
Windsor - 2 £375 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (55.00%) REST
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) SOAP
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) MVC
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 7 (35.00%) SOLID
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (30.00%) JSON
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) XSD
10 5 (25.00%) XSLT
10 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (25.00%) WSDL
10 5 (25.00%) HTML
10 5 (25.00%) XPath
10 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (25.00%) Kanban

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) WCF Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) JSON
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) XSD
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) WSDL
6 5 (25.00%) XSLT
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) React
8 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) SOLID
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) OOD
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) XPath
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) PHP
8 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Capita