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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 49 23
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing WCF 18 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.41% 0.86% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 2.14% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Average daily rate
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£365 £321 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.61% -11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £304 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
117 140 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.64% 40.23% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 110 75
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 -1 11 £338 +5.05% 1
Taunton - 4 £352 - 3
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 15 (45.45%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 12 (36.36%) Web Services
7 12 (36.36%) WPF
8 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) Scrum
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) SOAP
10 6 (18.18%) HTML
11 5 (15.15%) XML
11 5 (15.15%) CSS
11 5 (15.15%) WinForms
11 5 (15.15%) Web Development
11 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (12.12%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (12.12%) Change Management
12 4 (12.12%) TDD
12 4 (12.12%) CMS
12 4 (12.12%) EPiServer
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (9.09%) OO
13 3 (9.09%) OOD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (39.39%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Architect
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 12 (36.36%) WPF
4 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) SOAP
6 5 (15.15%) WinForms
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) XML
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.06%) JSON
7 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) XSD
8 1 (3.03%) XSL
8 1 (3.03%) XHTML
8 1 (3.03%) EDI
8 1 (3.03%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Web Design
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) UML
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) EPiServer
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago