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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 29 20
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.41% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.03% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
Gloucestershire

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
31 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.63% 46.48% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 16
Median daily rate £328 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £461 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle