The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.92% 7.94% 5.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 23.61% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Average daily rate
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£343 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +31.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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
131 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.31% 33.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 59 65
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
Bath - 2 £343 - 4
Taunton - - - - 5
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (46.67%) WF
5 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (40.00%) WPF
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Back Office
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (20.00%) LINQ
9 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 7 (46.67%) WF
2 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 6 (40.00%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (20.00%) LINQ
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
8 1 (6.67%) CSS
8 1 (6.67%) XSD
8 1 (6.67%) XSLT
8 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI