The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 35 39
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 3.87% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.16% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Median daily rate - £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 128 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.18% 38.10% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 124
Median daily rate £350 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 33 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +54.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) LINQ
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) OOD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Biml
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Application Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) BDD
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) OOD
1 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
1 2 (18.18%) TDD
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) User Stories
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft