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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.36% - 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% - 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 173 210 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 33.66% 35.06% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 100
Median daily rate £468 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £498 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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
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 3 months to 26 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
Gatwick - 6 - - 1
Crawley - 1 £350 - 2
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) MVC

WCF
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# WCF Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# WPF Developer
2 6 (85.71%) WCF Developer
2 6 (85.71%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle