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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 54 51
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.22% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.92% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
97 109 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.32% 23.44% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 84
Median daily rate £410 £415 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £56.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) MVVM
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) RedGate