Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 5.71% 3.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
West Malling median daily rate £370 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.78% - -
Kent median daily rate £414 £330 £450
% change year-on-year +25.38% -26.67% +31.39%
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 20 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 57.14% 67.86% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
West Malling median daily rate £413 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.74% +14.62% -18.75%
10th Percentile £370 £331 £273
90th Percentile £469 £473 £378
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 19 January 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#