The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.93% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.85% 5.38% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 7
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
WCF
Scotland

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Aberdeen region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) WF
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle