The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 0.75% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 2.61% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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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
199 268 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.14% 28.54% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 217 91
Average daily rate £363 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) jQuery
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) WPF
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (15.79%) XML
10 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
10 2 (10.53%) WinForms
10 2 (10.53%) Degree
10 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (10.53%) SQL
10 2 (10.53%) Finance
10 2 (10.53%) Relational Database

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Log4Net
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) WPF
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) WinForms
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) CODA
2 1 (5.26%) Sage
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago