The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.84% 0.27% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 1.19% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 - £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
WCF
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 22.89% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 48
Average daily rate £363 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Gloucestershire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 4 £325 - 2
Cheltenham -8 3 £320 - 6
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) XML
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (38.46%) XSLT
7 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
8 4 (30.77%) XSD
8 4 (30.77%) DHTML
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) LINQ
9 3 (23.08%) Java
9 3 (23.08%) C++
10 2 (15.38%) VB
10 2 (15.38%) IIS
10 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (15.38%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (38.46%) XSLT
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) XSD
7 4 (30.77%) DHTML
8 3 (23.08%) LINQ
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) WPF
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (7.69%) LESS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) DSDM
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) VB
8 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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