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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Dorset
Rank 23 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.96% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 2.86% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 50.96% 18.42% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 37
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +8 1 - - 6
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft