The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Slough 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.78% 1.26% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 4.55% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.91% 27.62% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 23
Average daily rate £319 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WCF
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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 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft