The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales / West Wales
Rank 25 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.22% - 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £263
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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 47 8 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 52.22% 27.59% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 7
Median daily rate £463 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.19% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 Wales

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in West Wales

WCF
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
Swansea - 2 - -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript