The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.08% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 58 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.65% 24.47% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) CAML
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) CAML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle