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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Bristol
Rank 51 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.73% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 4.95% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £373 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
205 222 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.40% 25.11% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 165 178
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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
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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
3 20 (68.97%) C#
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (55.17%) MVC
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
7 14 (48.28%) TDD
8 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
9 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
10 11 (37.93%) HTML
11 10 (34.48%) CSS
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (31.03%) CRM
12 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (31.03%) JSON
13 8 (27.59%) Scrum
13 8 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (27.59%) SQL
13 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
14 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (24.14%) SOAP
15 6 (20.69%) Web Services
15 6 (20.69%) Finance
15 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (20.69%) SDLC
16 5 (17.24%) Waterfall

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 8 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) OpenROAD
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Ingres
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) CRM Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
3 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) JSON
7 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
8 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
11 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.79%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (10.34%) HTML5
13 2 (6.90%) Middleware
13 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (6.90%) WPF
14 1 (3.45%) Ajax
14 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) MVC
3 14 (48.28%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) CRM
5 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Microservices
9 2 (6.90%) OO
9 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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