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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 69 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 0.38% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.33% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£365 £330 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +24.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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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
266 225 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.33% 28.16% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 178 83
Average daily rate £375 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) DTV
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) SAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
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