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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.46% 3.04% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 16.13% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
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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
55 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.73% 18.84% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 31
Average daily rate £350 £318 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SAML
3 2 (50.00%) MIIS
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) OAuth
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) XACML
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) UAG
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (25.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) SAML
3 2 (50.00%) OAuth
3 2 (50.00%) XACML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) MIIS
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (25.00%) SAP