Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 93 99
Rank change year-on-year -42 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 30 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.92% 1.59% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 5.01% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 37
Surrey median daily rate £506 £413 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -14.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £358
90th Percentile £575 £446 £578
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1,173 799 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 36.16% 31.85% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 570 545
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28.85 £35.00 £17.48
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.50 £47.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -16 8 £525 +28.83% 1
Staines -17 5 £513 +36.67% 1
Leatherhead -15 3 £550 +37.50% 1
Egham -4 1 £463 +2.78%
Farnham - 1 £425 - 1
Guildford - 1 £375 - 1
Dorking - 1 £425 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) C#
3 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (53.33%) MVC
6 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (40.00%) Degree
10 10 (33.33%) WPF
10 10 (33.33%) SDLC
10 10 (33.33%) Web Services
11 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (30.00%) OO
11 9 (30.00%) OOD
11 9 (30.00%) Finance
11 9 (30.00%) WinForms
11 9 (30.00%) SOLID
11 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
12 8 (26.67%) Computer Science

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 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Azure Functions
2 4 (13.33%) Serverless
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (26.67%) MSTest
3 8 (26.67%) Ranorex
4 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Principal Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Azure Developer
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 10 (33.33%) WPF
6 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (30.00%) WinForms
7 7 (23.33%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) RESTful
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (16.67%) .NET Core
9 5 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 5 (16.67%) JSON
9 5 (16.67%) Middleware
10 4 (13.33%) CSS
10 4 (13.33%) HTML
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Algorithms
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
3 10 (33.33%) SDLC
4 9 (30.00%) OO
4 9 (30.00%) OOD
4 9 (30.00%) SOLID
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (26.67%) Extreme Programming
5 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 8 (26.67%) SOA
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) Statistics
6 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 1 (3.33%) CQRS
10 1 (3.33%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C
5 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft