The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 1.89% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 6.67% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 4
Median daily rate - £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -42.48%
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
168 210 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.47% 28.38% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 149 76
Median daily rate £450 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) MSTest
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WSE
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) F#
3 1 (20.00%) Haskell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft