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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 1.29% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 5.23% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Average daily rate
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£343 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £275 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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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
232 153 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.64% 24.60% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 104 131
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -57.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Kentico
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
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