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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.64% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 1.17% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £376 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £464 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +12.41%
WCF
South West

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
258 256 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.29% 28.01% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 219 180
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £9.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% -75.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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
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 28 August 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) MVC
2 19 (90.48%) C#
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) Scrum
6 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (47.62%) REST
7 10 (47.62%) jQuery
7 10 (47.62%) HTML
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
9 8 (38.10%) HTML5
9 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (38.10%) NHibernate
10 7 (33.33%) CSS
10 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
11 6 (28.57%) SOAP
11 6 (28.57%) TDD
12 5 (23.81%) Subversion
12 5 (23.81%) MSMQ
12 5 (23.81%) SQL
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 5 (23.81%) Internet
12 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (23.81%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 5 (23.81%) RavenDB
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 3 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 3 (14.29%) NuGet
6 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (23.81%) AWS Developer
7 5 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
8 3 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Consultant
9 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
9 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 10 (47.62%) REST
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) NHibernate
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
10 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (23.81%) MSMQ
11 4 (19.05%) Ajax
11 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (19.05%) WPF
12 3 (14.29%) Dojo
12 3 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) iPhone
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Process Management
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) SOLID
7 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Telerik
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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