The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.33% 2.17% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 9.46% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
75 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.59% 22.91% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 58
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Swindon region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) OOD
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Platform Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MIIS
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) DevExpress