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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.98% 4.03% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.32% 12.50% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £38.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-42.48% -7.83%
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
161 144 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.71% 32.21% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 23
Average daily rate £350 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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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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 6 £310 -11.42% 3
Taunton +9 5 £313 -3.84% 3
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) C#
3 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 17 (51.52%) MVC
5 16 (48.48%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) XML
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 6 (18.18%) Scrum
11 6 (18.18%) WinForms
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
12 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.15%) WPF
13 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 3 (9.09%) Project Management
14 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
15 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (6.06%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Senior Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (27.27%) BizTalk Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Architect
9 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) WinForms
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.15%) WPF
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.03%) HTML
8 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) LINQ
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.03%) System Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago