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 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.67% 4.62% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 20.59% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+82.29% -20.00%
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Wiltshire

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
64 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.22% 22.44% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 53
Average daily rate £360 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £393 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (33.33%) MIIS
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) SAML
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) SAML
5 2 (33.33%) OAuth
5 2 (33.33%) XACML
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MIIS
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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