The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.92% 0.39% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 1.34% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
101 149 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.11% 29.39% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 86 67
Median daily rate £389 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -3 1 £325 -7.14%
Cirencester - 1 £320 -
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) LINQ
6 4 (44.44%) Twitter
6 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (22.22%) MVVM
8 2 (22.22%) RedGate
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (22.22%) Finance

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
5 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) LINQ
6 4 (44.44%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
8 2 (22.22%) WPF
9 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVVM
2 2 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Twitter
3 2 (22.22%) RedGate