Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 19 January 2019 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 +15
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.28% 1.39% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 6.43% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Swindon median daily rate £375 £408 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.03% +20.81% -31.30%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £297
90th Percentile £438 £605 £369
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.42 - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 324 140 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 34.50% 21.64% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 109 123
Swindon median daily rate £475 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £301
90th Percentile £700 £690 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £365
% change year-on-year +11.76% +16.44% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate £42.50 - £21.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £18.50
90th Percentile £43.75 - £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +54.98% +25.58% -33.85%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Swindon

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (75.00%) SaaS
5 7 (58.33%) Microservices
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) API Design
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
7 5 (41.67%) SDLC
7 5 (41.67%) API Development
8 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (25.00%) Serverless
8 3 (25.00%) Azure Functions
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (75.00%) SaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Azure Functions
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (25.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Microservices
4 6 (50.00%) API Design
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) API Development
5 5 (41.67%) Investment Management
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft