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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.73% 1.75% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 6.67% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
211 165 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.57% 26.32% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 115 66
Average daily rate £350 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 2 £225 -40.78%
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) WSE
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Xamarin