The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.80% 2.89% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.24% 13.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate
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£260 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £312 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £325 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
WCF
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 116 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.59% 20.98% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 48
Average daily rate £344 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.72%
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 Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury -5 7 - - 1
Swindon -15 2 £300 -6.25% 5
Chippenham - 1 - - 4
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
5 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
5 9 (52.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (41.18%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) CAML
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) Java
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 3 (17.65%) SOAP
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) SAML
10 3 (17.65%) LDAP
10 3 (17.65%) MIIS
10 3 (17.65%) WinForms
10 3 (17.65%) MVC
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) PKI
10 3 (17.65%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (52.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
4 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) CAML
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) SAML
5 3 (17.65%) WinForms
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) OAuth
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (17.65%) XACML
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) WF
7 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) MIIS
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) ESRI
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.88%) DevExpress