The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.38% 2.45% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 10.40% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £265 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £258 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.14% 23.58% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 109
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
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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 29 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) UML
8 2 (20.00%) XML
9 1 (10.00%) XSL
9 1 (10.00%) XSLT
9 1 (10.00%) Law
9 1 (10.00%) Migration
9 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) Web Development
9 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (10.00%) ReSharper

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) XSL
7 1 (10.00%) XSLT
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) LINQ
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft