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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 68 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 0.12% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 0.37% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £360 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £360 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £360 £353
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 £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
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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
214 269 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.71% 32.29% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 220 64
Average daily rate £375 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 22 May 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 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (30.77%) WPF
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
9 1 (7.69%) SOAP
9 1 (7.69%) Electronics
9 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveReports
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Log4Net
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) CODA
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
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