Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 41 59
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.40% 3.01% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% 6.59% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
East Sussex median daily rate £446 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -24.44% +38.46%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £388
90th Percentile £465 £386 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 250 258 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 43.71% 45.66% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 171 145
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £263
90th Percentile £573 £494 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - £11.93 -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.89%

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 20 September 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
Brighton -4 4 £350 -15.15% 12
Eastbourne -5 2 £446 +31.25% 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) API Design
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (62.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) API Design
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle