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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 0.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
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 £40.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 96 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.90% 33.22% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 26
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 31 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Berkshire

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 23 April 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%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) Open Text