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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 35 29
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 3.64% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.68% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
86 124 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.82% 37.58% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 92
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +56.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £55.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL