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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 0.64% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 2.86% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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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
230 175 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.78% 22.41% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 134 103
Average daily rate £378 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 (90.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (25.00%) WPF
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (15.00%) Electronics
11 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
11 3 (15.00%) Marketing
11 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
11 3 (15.00%) DTV
11 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Kentico
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) ActiveReports
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Log4Net
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Tester
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.00%) WinForms
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.00%) Sass
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) AIX
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) CODA
3 1 (5.00%) Sage
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
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