The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 107 116 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -45
Contract jobs citing WCF 39 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.89% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 3.28% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 24
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £292 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £513 £477
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 £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
841 823 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.68% 27.04% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 569 372
Average daily rate £365 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 17 13
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the South West region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South West region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WCF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Somerset +3 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Wiltshire -2 7 £325 +8.33% 9
Dorset - 7 - - 6
Gloucestershire +1 6 £315 -16.00% 4
Bristol 0 4 £365 +10.60% 11
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England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 83 (96.51%) .NET
2 76 (88.37%) C#
3 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
4 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
5 44 (51.16%) MVC
6 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
7 28 (32.56%) Web Services
8 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (30.23%) SQL
9 26 (30.23%) WPF
10 25 (29.07%) JavaScript
11 23 (26.74%) .NET Framework
11 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (25.58%) Visual Studio
13 19 (22.09%) Windows
14 18 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (19.77%) HTML
16 16 (18.60%) jQuery
17 14 (16.28%) Entity Framework
17 14 (16.28%) CSS
17 14 (16.28%) SOAP
18 13 (15.12%) Scrum
18 13 (15.12%) TDD
19 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
20 10 (11.63%) Finance
21 9 (10.47%) VMware
21 9 (10.47%) Web Development
21 9 (10.47%) XML
21 9 (10.47%) Java
21 9 (10.47%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (20.93%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) NAS
2 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) SAN
2 1 (1.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (61.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) ActiveReports
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.33%) Log4Net
4 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) NUnit
5 1 (1.16%) MSTest
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (77.91%) Developer
2 46 (53.49%) .NET Developer
3 21 (24.42%) C# Developer
4 18 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Applications Developer
6 8 (9.30%) .NET Applications Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.49%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (3.49%) .NET Architect
11 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Web Applications Developer
11 3 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (96.51%) .NET
2 46 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.56%) Web Services
4 26 (30.23%) WPF
5 23 (26.74%) .NET Framework
5 23 (26.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (19.77%) HTML
7 16 (18.60%) jQuery
8 14 (16.28%) Entity Framework
8 14 (16.28%) CSS
8 14 (16.28%) SOAP
9 9 (10.47%) XML
9 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.30%) HTML5
11 7 (8.14%) LINQ
12 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (5.81%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (5.81%) WinForms
13 4 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) MVC
2 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.12%) TDD
3 13 (15.12%) Scrum
4 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.47%) Web Development
6 7 (8.14%) SDLC
7 6 (6.98%) BDD
7 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 5 (5.81%) Data Security
8 5 (5.81%) OO
8 5 (5.81%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.65%) CRM
9 4 (4.65%) OOD
9 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.49%) UML
10 3 (3.49%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.49%) Time Management
11 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) C#
2 26 (30.23%) SQL
3 25 (29.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.47%) Java
5 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.98%) Perl
7 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.81%) VBScript
7 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.49%) C++
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (1.16%) XAML
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (9.30%) vSphere
2 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.49%) XenApp
4 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Nagios
1 1 (1.16%) AppManager
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) VMware
3 5 (5.81%) Symantec
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) Citrix
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Nokia
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.16%) F5
7 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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