The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Cheltenham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% - 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% - 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £400
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 £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 23 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.41% 31.94% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 49
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Gloucestershire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript