Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.36% 0.28% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 1.45% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Slough median daily rate £400 £675 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +128.81% -21.33%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 69 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 21.94% 19.22% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 77
Slough median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +20.71% -
10th Percentile £305 £240 £204
90th Percentile £534 £488 £503
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Slough median hourly rate - - £32.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -62.69% +69.62%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Slough

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Slough region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft