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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.88% 0.60% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.20% 2.61% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £365
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 £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 115 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.51% 23.14% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 82
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.30 £190.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.52% +533.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +3 5 £250 -28.57% 3
Witney - 3 £220 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 2
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) MVC
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
6 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (45.83%) Web Services
8 10 (41.67%) REST
9 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (37.50%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) SQL
10 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (29.17%) jQuery
11 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (29.17%) CSS
11 7 (29.17%) Windows
11 7 (29.17%) N-Tier
12 6 (25.00%) WPF
13 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (20.83%) HTML5
14 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (16.67%) LINQ
14 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
14 4 (16.67%) NoSQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.17%) Moq
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Programmer
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (20.83%) C# Programmer
6 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (45.83%) Web Services
5 10 (41.67%) REST
6 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (29.17%) jQuery
8 7 (29.17%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) WPF
10 5 (20.83%) HTML5
11 4 (16.67%) LINQ
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) XSLT
12 3 (12.50%) OOXML
12 3 (12.50%) Kendo UI
12 3 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) MVVM
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) User Stories
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Kanban
4 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Telerik
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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