The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.69% - 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% - 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£366 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
51 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 20.90% 22.73% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 34
Average daily rate £325 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +212.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 9 £366 - 5
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) vSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (50.00%) VBScript
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Data Security
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 5 (50.00%) Data Security
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) API Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (70.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft