Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 111 115
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -25
Contract jobs citing WCF 33 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.08% 0.89% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 2.76% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 28
Surrey median daily rate £500 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.61% -5.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £390 £340 £297
90th Percentile £585 £500 £600
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 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 1,110 724 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 36.48% 32.09% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 503 565
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £313
90th Percentile £588 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 29
Surrey median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -8.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £38.75 £30.60 £37.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.50 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +17.65%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Egham - 5 £525 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £506 -
Staines -17 4 £563 +12.50% 1
Dorking - 3 £425 -
Leatherhead -9 2 £575 +53.33% 2
Farnham - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £375 - 2
Woking - 1 - - 2
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 32 (96.97%) C#
2 31 (93.94%) .NET
3 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 18 (54.55%) SOAP
5 15 (45.45%) JSON
6 13 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (39.39%) XML
6 13 (39.39%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (36.36%) Web Services
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
10 9 (27.27%) RESTful
10 9 (27.27%) WPF
11 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
11 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
11 8 (24.24%) SOA
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) BDD
12 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
13 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (18.18%) LINQ
13 6 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (18.18%) MSBuild
13 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 6 (18.18%) Unity DI Container

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 13 (39.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) FTP
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.12%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
4 6 (18.18%) MSBuild
4 6 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 8 (24.24%) WPF Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Architect
5 6 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Azure Architect
7 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Integration Architect
7 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior WPF Developer
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) XAML Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Development Manager
9 2 (6.06%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) SOAP
3 15 (45.45%) JSON
4 13 (39.39%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 9 (27.27%) WPF
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET
7 6 (18.18%) LINQ
7 6 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 6 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.12%) REST
8 4 (12.12%) XSLT
9 3 (9.09%) MSMQ
9 3 (9.09%) XSD
10 2 (6.06%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) SOA
2 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.21%) BDD
3 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (18.18%) DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Use Case
5 5 (15.15%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) B2B
6 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 3 (9.09%) EAI
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) XAML
3 5 (15.15%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle