Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 89 106
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -52
Contract jobs citing WCF 47 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.68% 1.87% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% 6.84% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 32
Surrey median daily rate £425 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £361 £363 £377
90th Percentile £540 £553 £625
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 831 629 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.74% 27.37% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 432 598
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £279
90th Percentile £581 £575 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.50 £32.40 £20.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.80 £51.49
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Leatherhead +4 14 £413 +3.13% 1
Staines +9 6 £600 +20.00% 1
Woking +6 4 £425 +13.33% 1
Egham - 3 £500 -
Redhill -9 2 £375 -
Reigate - 1 £375 -
Cobham - 1 £400 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for WCF.

1 44 (93.62%) .NET
2 41 (87.23%) C#
3 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (53.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
8 20 (42.55%) HTML
8 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
8 20 (42.55%) CSS
9 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
10 18 (38.30%) MVC
11 17 (36.17%) SQL
11 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
12 16 (34.04%) CRM
13 15 (31.91%) Oracle
13 15 (31.91%) NUnit
13 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (27.66%) Moq
15 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
16 11 (23.40%) SpecFlow
17 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (21.28%) Web Development
17 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
17 10 (21.28%) Web Services
17 10 (21.28%) OO
17 10 (21.28%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (21.28%) API Development
17 10 (21.28%) Salesforce.com CRM

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 6 (12.77%) NServiceBus
2 4 (8.51%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Serverless
3 4 (8.51%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) DocumentDB
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Power BI
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (31.91%) NUnit
3 13 (27.66%) Moq
4 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
5 11 (23.40%) SpecFlow
6 6 (12.77%) JSUnit
7 5 (10.64%) PostCSS
7 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (8.51%) MSBuild
9 3 (6.38%) ReSharper
10 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.13%) Subversion
10 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
1 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) .NET Developer
3 18 (38.30%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.53%) Azure Developer
5 10 (21.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Agile Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Azure Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Integration Architect
9 5 (10.64%) CRM Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Integration Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (6.38%) C# Architect
11 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (6.38%) SSRS Developer
12 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (93.62%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (46.81%) .NET Framework
4 20 (42.55%) CSS
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
5 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
6 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (21.28%) Web Services
8 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.15%) RESTful
9 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) Angular 2
10 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
10 7 (14.89%) HTML5
10 7 (14.89%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) MSMQ
11 6 (12.77%) REST
12 5 (10.64%) ADO.NET
12 5 (10.64%) Sass
13 4 (8.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) MVC
3 16 (34.04%) CRM
4 10 (21.28%) API Development
4 10 (21.28%) OO
4 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Web Development
5 8 (17.02%) API Testing
5 8 (17.02%) TDD
6 7 (14.89%) SOA
6 7 (14.89%) Web Application Development
7 6 (12.77%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (12.77%) SOLID
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.51%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) MVVM
11 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.77%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.38%) ECMAScript
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Oracle
3 10 (21.28%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) SAP