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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.80% 4.37% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 10.39% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £425 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £323 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -45.67%
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
78 154 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.91% 42.08% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 95 94
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £540 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £47.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.55% +30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -2 7 £425 +37.09% 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Power BI
5 2 (16.67%) Biml
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Biml
3 2 (16.67%) Power BI
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Application Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) C# Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) LINQ
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) BDD
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
1 2 (16.67%) OO
1 2 (16.67%) OOD
1 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (16.67%) Scrum
1 2 (16.67%) SOA
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) User Stories
1 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft