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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 63 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.21% 0.83% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% 3.61% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £310 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £393 £300
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 £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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
271 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.88% 22.96% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 102
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (11.11%) Degree
10 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.11%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Kentico
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
7 2 (11.11%) WinForms
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.56%) Sass
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
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