The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.30% 2.54% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.18% 7.10% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £330 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £446 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
WCF
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 169 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.57% 35.81% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 64
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Oxfordshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 6 £250 -28.57%
Witney - 3 £220 - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) C#
3 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (56.00%) MVC
5 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (52.00%) Web Services
5 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (48.00%) REST
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (36.00%) HTML
10 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
10 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (28.00%) jQuery
11 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 7 (28.00%) CSS
11 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (28.00%) WPF
12 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (20.00%) Telerik
13 5 (20.00%) Subversion
13 5 (20.00%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (4.00%) Moq
5 1 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# Programmer
5 5 (20.00%) Programmer
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
3 12 (48.00%) REST
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) WPF
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) XSLT
9 4 (16.00%) OOXML
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5
9 4 (16.00%) Kendo UI
10 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
11 2 (8.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) DTV
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) MVVM
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Telerik
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle