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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.85% 3.77% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 14.08% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £222 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £300 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
229 142 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.53% 26.79% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 86 103
Average daily rate £400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £413 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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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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 -19 4 £400 +60.00% 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) C#
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
6 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) WPF
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.52%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.52%) MVC
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) CMS
9 2 (9.52%) XSLT
9 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
9 2 (9.52%) Open Source
9 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Zimbra
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) WPF
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 2 (9.52%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) EDI
7 1 (4.76%) WSDL
7 1 (4.76%) LINQ
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
1 2 (9.52%) Google Search Appliance
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
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