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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.85% 0.48% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 1.69% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 7
Average daily rate
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£353 £500 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £500 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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
171 118 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.39% 28.50% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 66 93
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +92.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £378 - 6
Wallingford - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 15 (60.00%) C#
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (40.00%) Scrum
8 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (32.00%) REST
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) CRM
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (28.00%) WPF
9 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
9 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (24.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.00%) MVC
11 5 (20.00%) Puppet
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (20.00%) Open Source
11 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.00%) XML
13 3 (12.00%) Windows
13 3 (12.00%) HTML
13 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) FxCop
2 1 (4.00%) StyleCop
2 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) REST
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) WPF
4 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
8 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.00%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) EAI
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Telerik
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
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