The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Swindon region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% 7.86% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 44.90% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 4
Average daily rate £400 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.55% 17.50% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 34 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £570 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Wiltshire

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 16 April 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%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) ISO 9002
5 2 (33.33%) Capita
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Capita
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle