Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.79% 1.42% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 6.02% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Swindon median daily rate £385 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +11.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £341 £298 £294
90th Percentile £430 £595 £376
Wiltshire median daily rate £385 £390 £333
% change year-on-year -1.35% +17.37% -26.11%
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 283 166 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 31.87% 23.61% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 117 142
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £288
90th Percentile £689 £640 £574
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate £46.25 - £21.00
10th Percentile £42.13 - £18.50
90th Percentile £49.38 - £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% +85.71% -36.84%

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 November 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Sass
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (42.86%) Redux
4 3 (42.86%) Jest
5 2 (28.57%) API Design
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) React
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) API Development
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework

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 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) React Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) Jest
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Redux
4 3 (42.86%) Sass
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) React
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 3 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft