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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.25% 2.41% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 14.93% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £663 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.66% -5.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
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
95 67 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 24.17% 16.14% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 52 40
Average daily rate £360 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £502 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL