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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.29% 8.72% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 21.11% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £425 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
148 90 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.31% 41.28% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 58 41
Average daily rate £315 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.71 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% -20.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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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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
Taunton -13 1 - - 4
Bath - - - - 2
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) WinForms
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 2 (14.29%) QA
10 2 (14.29%) WF
10 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (14.29%) Project Management
10 2 (14.29%) Workflow
10 2 (14.29%) Migration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 2 (14.29%) WF
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
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