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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.56% 2.91% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.02% 14.04% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Average daily rate
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£260 £320 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +13.77%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
122 114 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.33% 20.77% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 54
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 1 October 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 -4 8 - - 1
Swindon -18 1 - - 3
Chippenham - - - - 3
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
3 14 (77.78%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (55.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) OO
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (33.33%) Windows
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (27.78%) CAML
10 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
11 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 4 (22.22%) XML
11 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 4 (22.22%) MVC
11 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 3 (16.67%) WinForms
12 3 (16.67%) HTML
12 3 (16.67%) Java
12 3 (16.67%) CSS
12 3 (16.67%) SOAP
12 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 3 (16.67%) SAML
12 3 (16.67%) LDAP
12 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 3 (16.67%) MIIS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (55.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
5 1 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
5 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) CAML
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) SAML
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) OAuth
5 3 (16.67%) XACML
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) WF
7 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) MIIS
1 3 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) ESRI
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress