Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 September 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)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 12.00% 8.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
West Malling median daily rate £400 £400 -
Kent median daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year +15.11% -0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

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 West Malling with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Malling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 19 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 76.00% 65.22% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 6
West Malling median daily rate £413 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £366 £325 £244
90th Percentile £438 £375 £369
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in West Malling

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in West Malling.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West Malling region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Fluent NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle