The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.27% - 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£320 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.04% 21.43% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 15
Average daily rate £390 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) XSD
4 3 (50.00%) DHTML
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
6 1 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) XSD
4 3 (50.00%) DHTML
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) WF
6 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
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