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 3 months to 25 June 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.70% 1.47% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 5.43% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £340 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.04% -4.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 120 92 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 36.04% 27.14% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 39
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £432 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 25 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) Banking
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) Ext JS
7 4 (36.36%) Sencha
7 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
8 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
8 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (18.18%) Clustering
9 2 (18.18%) Web Design
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 2 (18.18%) Ajax
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (18.18%) JSON
9 2 (18.18%) SOAP
9 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (18.18%) SOA
9 2 (18.18%) React

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) Ext JS
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Node.js
6 2 (18.18%) React
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVVM
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Sencha
2 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire