The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 22 24
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.01% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.17% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
- -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.05% 24.24% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 25
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript