Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 21 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)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -16
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.72% 0.27% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 0.51% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Brighton median daily rate £413 £395 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +37.39% -17.86%
10th Percentile £394 £378 £275
90th Percentile £431 £413 £372
East Sussex median daily rate £340 £475 £300
% change year-on-year -28.42% +58.33% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Brighton median hourly rate - - £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Brighton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 167 198 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 47.99% 53.95% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 108 126
Brighton median daily rate £375 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.24% +5.83%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £434
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Brighton median hourly rate £11.93 - £31.50
10th Percentile £11.17 - £20.52
90th Percentile £32.54 - £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.93 - £40.00

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Brighton

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Brighton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Business Development
2 5 (83.33%) Process Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Firebase
2 5 (83.33%) SOLID
2 5 (83.33%) Push Notifications
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Business Development
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) Process Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Push Notifications
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) Google