Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 84 75
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -25
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.29% 0.39% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.19% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
West Sussex median daily rate £369 £369 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £237 £315 £269
90th Percentile £506 £425 £322
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 304 420 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.98% 33.15% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 221 288
West Sussex median daily rate £448 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £308 £300
90th Percentile £620 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.08 £33.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in West Sussex

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in West Sussex

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in West Sussex

WCF
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Gatwick - 2 £369 - 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft