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 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 91 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23  
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.10% 0.92% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 3.51% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 26
Median daily rate £381 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £345 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £493 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 407 342 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 34.46% 26.31% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 251 239
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.62 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +73.18%  
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 8 £375 - 1
Chertsey -1 1 £500 +44.92%
Staines - 1 £500 -
WCF
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for WCF.

1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 12 (60.00%) Web Services
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
6 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (50.00%) SQL
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) SOA
8 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (45.00%) SOLID
8 9 (45.00%) HTML5
8 9 (45.00%) REST
8 9 (45.00%) LESS
9 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
9 8 (40.00%) NServiceBus
9 8 (40.00%) JSUnit
9 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (35.00%) MVC
10 7 (35.00%) MSMQ

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 8 (40.00%) NServiceBus
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Asana
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.00%) Event Store
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JSUnit
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) GoCD
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Angular Developer
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Azure Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (5.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) LESS
4 9 (45.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (35.00%) MSMQ
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
7 6 (30.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.00%) XHTML
10 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) ASTM
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 9 (45.00%) SOLID
4 8 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (35.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) B2B
8 1 (5.00%) Content Management
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft