Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 64 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.61% 0.63% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.98% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Swindon median daily rate £300 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +4.05% +3.86%
10th Percentile £236 £341 £291
90th Percentile £365 £430 £595
Wiltshire median daily rate £346 £385 £320
% change year-on-year -10.06% +20.31% -3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £41.85 -

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 209 252 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 25.33% 31.70% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 189 127
Swindon median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £361 £338 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £580
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate - £46.25 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £52.50 £43.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +11.54% +81.40%

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 16 October 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) AWS
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (60.00%) NuGet
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

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 3 (60.00%) AWS
1 3 (60.00%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Energy Trading Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft