The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.91% 0.54% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 2.08% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.29% 25.95% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate £488 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
South West

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 2 - - 1
Poole - - - - 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) CRM
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 2 (28.57%) Telerik
6 2 (28.57%) Back Office
6 2 (28.57%) UML
6 2 (28.57%) OOD
6 2 (28.57%) LINQ
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (14.29%) Kanban
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) Ektron
7 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (14.29%) SOA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) CRM Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (42.86%) CRM Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) JSON
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 2 (28.57%) LINQ
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (14.29%) Ajax
7 1 (14.29%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Telerik
3 1 (14.29%) Ektron