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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.76% 0.77% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 4.62% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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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
56 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.11% 16.67% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 59
Average daily rate £351 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £374 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) OOD
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) MSMQ
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Log4Net
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) StyleCop
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) MSMQ
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) AppFabric
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire