Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 January 2018 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 > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 51 45
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 31 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.01% 0.42% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.96% 0.93% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 7
East Sussex median daily rate £343 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +40.00% -20.29%
South East median daily rate £368 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +17.86%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 222 214 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 43.02% 44.68% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 123 154
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £229
90th Percentile £563 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +5.63% +68.42%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +18.46%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in East Sussex

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in East Sussex

WCF
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Hastings - 16 £340 -
Brighton +11 8 £363 -5.84% 9
Eastbourne - 4 £340 -
Hove - 1 £400 - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 £345 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) ASP.NET
2 29 (93.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (70.97%) MVC
3 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
4 21 (67.74%) Oracle
5 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (64.52%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (61.29%) TDD
6 19 (61.29%) Scrum
7 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
7 18 (58.06%) Web Services
7 18 (58.06%) N-Tier
7 18 (58.06%) Refactoring
7 18 (58.06%) Web Development
7 18 (58.06%) Change Control
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
10 5 (16.13%) Business Development
10 5 (16.13%) Google
10 5 (16.13%) Marketing
10 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
10 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
10 5 (16.13%) SOLID
10 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.13%) OOD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (3.23%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Moq
2 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) .NET Developer
2 23 (74.19%) C# Developer
3 21 (67.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Developer
5 16 (51.61%) Agile .NET Developer
5 16 (51.61%) Agile C# Developer
5 16 (51.61%) Agile Developer
5 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.45%) WCF Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.23%) SAS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) ASP.NET
2 29 (93.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (58.06%) Web Services
5 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) Angular 2
7 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) WinForms
7 4 (12.90%) WPF
8 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
8 2 (6.45%) Caliburn.Micro
8 2 (6.45%) LINQ
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (3.23%) Ajax
9 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) MVC
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 19 (61.29%) TDD
4 18 (58.06%) Change Control
4 18 (58.06%) Refactoring
4 18 (58.06%) Web Development
5 5 (16.13%) Business Development
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) OOD
5 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Push Notifications
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.13%) SOLID
6 3 (9.68%) MVVM
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Apple
3 5 (16.13%) Google