The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Bristol
Rank 57 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing WCF 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.34% 2.01% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 7.34% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 9
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 218 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.70% 27.42% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 174 182
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Bristol region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Bristol region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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

1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 20 (71.43%) C#
4 18 (64.29%) MVC
4 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (46.43%) TDD
8 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (35.71%) HTML
9 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
10 9 (32.14%) CSS
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 9 (32.14%) Scrum
10 9 (32.14%) JSON
10 9 (32.14%) jQuery
10 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
11 8 (28.57%) Web Services
12 7 (25.00%) SOAP
12 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (25.00%) SDLC
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (21.43%) CRM
13 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (17.86%) Ingres
14 5 (17.86%) OpenROAD
14 5 (17.86%) Windows
14 5 (17.86%) IIS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) OpenROAD
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Ingres
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) WCF Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 9 (32.14%) JSON
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 7 (25.00%) SOAP
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) REST
9 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.14%) Ajax
11 2 (7.14%) Middleware
11 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (21.43%) CRM
6 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik