The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% 0.91% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.88% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Average daily rate - £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 104 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.03% 31.52% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 116
Average daily rate £325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £311 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.70 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
South West

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 1 - - 2
Gloucester - - - -
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) NUnit
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) MSTest
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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