The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 1.76% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 4.44% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £395 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
154 135 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.59% 39.71% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 117 54
Median daily rate £443 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 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 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL