The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.79% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 3.49% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
99 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.46% 18.49% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 27
Median daily rate £345 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) Banking
4 8 (72.73%) Sencha
4 8 (72.73%) REST
5 7 (63.64%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) HTML5
7 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
7 5 (45.45%) JSON
7 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 5 (45.45%) Android
7 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 5 (45.45%) PhoneGap
7 5 (45.45%) Sencha Touch
7 5 (45.45%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (45.45%) Java
7 5 (45.45%) Finance
7 5 (45.45%) Objective-C
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (27.27%) Node.js
8 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (27.27%) QA
9 2 (18.18%) WPF
9 2 (18.18%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Designer
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Designer
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) REST
5 7 (63.64%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) HTML5
7 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 5 (45.45%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 5 (45.45%) JSON
7 5 (45.45%) PhoneGap
7 5 (45.45%) Sencha Touch
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (27.27%) Node.js
9 2 (18.18%) WPF
10 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 1 (9.09%) RESTful
10 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) MVVM
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Sencha
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft