Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 July 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 92 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -31
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.59% 0.26% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.75% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.98% +32.08%
10th Percentile £273 £313 £350
90th Percentile £450 £338 £439
South East median daily rate £395 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% +11.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £11.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 478 402 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.24% 34.45% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 304 322
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £535 £505
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41.50 £12.60 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.70 £39.45 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Oxfordshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Oxfordshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Oxfordshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 5 £325 - 1
Witney - 1 £275 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (14.29%) Underscore.js
7 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 1 (14.29%) LabWare
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (14.29%) VB6
7 1 (14.29%) Subversion

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) Underscore.js
5 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) LabWare
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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