The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.70% 0.82% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £225 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 97 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.32% 26.58% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 65 35
Average daily rate £394 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin