Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 81 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -21
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.27% 0.14% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.35% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Oxford median daily rate £388 - £308
10th Percentile £365 - £213
90th Percentile £410 - £431
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 - £383
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 268 286 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 36.41% 40.06% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 225 228
Oxford median daily rate £450 £443 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.53% -3.18%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £259
90th Percentile £590 £570 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +43.68%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Oxford

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Underscore.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita