Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 98 108
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -44
Contract jobs citing WCF 37 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.26% 1.24% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% 4.35% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 29
Surrey median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £351 £333
90th Percentile £600 £523 £625
South East median daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%

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 911 575 828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.02% 28.59% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 362 612
Surrey median daily rate £475 £411 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.50% -2.66% +12.67%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £304
90th Percentile £588 £544 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 26
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% -33.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.13 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.00 £41.50 £63.92
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +18.38%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 - 7 £513 -
Staines -14 5 £600 +20.00%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £506 -
Leatherhead -4 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Redhill +6 2 £375 -
Woking +9 1 - - 3
Cobham - 1 £400 -
Dorking - 1 - - 1
Reigate - 1 £375 - 2
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 (86.49%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) C#
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) SOAP
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
6 16 (43.24%) JSON
7 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
9 13 (35.14%) XML
10 11 (29.73%) WPF
11 10 (27.03%) LINQ
11 10 (27.03%) NUnit
11 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET
11 10 (27.03%) Oracle
11 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
11 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (27.03%) MSBuild
11 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (27.03%) Serverless
12 9 (24.32%) BDD
12 9 (24.32%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) MVC
13 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
14 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
14 7 (18.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
14 7 (18.92%) Test Automation

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 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.03%) MSBuild
2 10 (27.03%) NUnit
3 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.92%) SpecFlow
4 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (8.11%) Moq
5 3 (8.11%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Azure Architect
4 9 (24.32%) Integration Architect
5 8 (21.62%) WPF Developer
6 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) C# WPF Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
8 5 (13.51%) CRM Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (10.81%) C# Architect
9 4 (10.81%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior WPF Developer
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Architect
10 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) SOAP
3 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
3 16 (43.24%) JSON
4 13 (35.14%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) WPF
6 10 (27.03%) ADO.NET
6 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (27.03%) LINQ
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 7 (18.92%) RESTful
7 7 (18.92%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.22%) HTML
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 4 (10.81%) XSLT
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 3 (8.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
2 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
3 9 (24.32%) BDD
3 9 (24.32%) MVC
4 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Use Case
6 6 (16.22%) User Stories
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) MVVM
8 4 (10.81%) OO
9 3 (8.11%) Prototyping
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Web Development
10 2 (5.41%) SOA
11 1 (2.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) XAML
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle