The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 3.33% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 8 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 40.00% 17.39% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kingston Upon Thames

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft