Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 13 November 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 > Surrey
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 101 85
Rank change year-on-year -33 -16 +17
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.83% 1.66% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 5.62% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 42
Surrey median daily rate £513 £419 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.39% -12.30% +6.11%
10th Percentile £421 £360 £363
90th Percentile £575 £500 £547
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,121 818 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 34.62% 29.46% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 593 430
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.09%
10th Percentile £325 £326 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 23
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23.20 £42.25 £32.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Surrey

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Surrey

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Surrey over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Surrey

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Surrey

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Reigate 0 9 £525 +34.19% 1
Staines -10 6 £519 -13.54% 2
Camberley - 3 £473 - 1
Guildford - 2 £400 -
Egham -1 1 £463 -7.50% 1
Leatherhead -7 1 £513 +24.24% 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for WCF.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) C#
3 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
3 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) AngularJS
4 21 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
6 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
6 16 (59.26%) MVC
7 14 (51.85%) Degree
8 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (44.44%) SDLC
9 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
10 11 (40.74%) XML
10 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
11 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
11 10 (37.04%) WPF
11 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
11 10 (37.04%) SOAP
11 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
11 10 (37.04%) RESTful
11 10 (37.04%) SOLID
12 9 (33.33%) MSTest
12 9 (33.33%) Algorithms
12 9 (33.33%) Ranorex
12 9 (33.33%) OOD
12 9 (33.33%) Finance
12 9 (33.33%) OO
12 9 (33.33%) Statistics

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (29.63%) Azure Functions
2 8 (29.63%) Serverless
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) GIS
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 9 (33.33%) MSTest
3 9 (33.33%) Ranorex
4 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Principal Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Azure Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Azure Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) AngularJS
3 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (40.74%) XML
7 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 10 (37.04%) RESTful
7 10 (37.04%) SOAP
7 10 (37.04%) WPF
8 9 (33.33%) WinForms
9 8 (29.63%) JSON
10 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
10 6 (22.22%) Entity Framework
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (11.11%) Middleware
12 3 (11.11%) XSL
13 2 (7.41%) CSS
13 2 (7.41%) CSS3
13 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) MVC
3 12 (44.44%) SDLC
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) SOLID
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) OOD
5 9 (33.33%) Statistics
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Telerik
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com