The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Oxfordshire 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 46 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 0.67% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 3.16% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 95 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 21.06% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 130
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
South East

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
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 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
Oxford - 1 £340 - 5
Abingdon - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Couchbase
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
6 1 (14.29%) WF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Couchbase
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (14.29%) WF
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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