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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.29% 0.21% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 0.76% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
146 132 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.35% 28.27% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 78 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Tewkesbury - 3 £375 - 3
Cheltenham - 2 £315 - 4
Gloucester - 2 £383 -
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 14 (73.68%) Visual Studio
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
5 11 (57.89%) WPF
6 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
8 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
8 8 (42.11%) MVVM
9 7 (36.84%) C++
9 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
10 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
10 6 (31.58%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) CSS
11 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
11 4 (21.05%) MVC
11 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 3 (15.79%) ESRI
12 3 (15.79%) Web Services
12 3 (15.79%) XML
12 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Visual Studio
2 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) GUI Developer
7 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) WPF
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) XSD
7 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) DHTML
8 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.26%) LINQ
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.26%) LESS
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) MVVM
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) XAML
7 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) ESRI
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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