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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.80% 3.46% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.32% 9.03% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Average daily rate
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£311 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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
138 155 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.98% 38.27% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 122 39
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £310 -8.14% 2
Taunton +13 5 £313 -3.84% 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (56.00%) MVC
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) WPF
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (12.00%) TDD
11 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (12.00%) XML
11 3 (12.00%) WinForms
12 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
13 1 (4.00%) REST
13 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Architect
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) WPF
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) WinForms
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.00%) WF
7 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) MVVM
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Document Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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Austin Fraser Limited
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