The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.50% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.70% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
South West

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.92% 18.59% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 36
Median daily rate £400 £250 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -48.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £333 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Dorset region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Dorset region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

WCF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 1 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft