The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.37% 1.52% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.14% 5.19% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
86 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.15% 29.17% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 24
Average daily rate £330 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Slough region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Applications Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft