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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 94 116
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing WCF 34 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.55% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 5.99% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 16
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £293 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
WCF
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
773 802 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.21% 25.87% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 557 555
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.89 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wiltshire -3 11 £400 -5.88% 1
Bristol +9 7 £338 -7.21% 6
Gloucestershire -5 4 £325 +3.17% 1
Somerset -5 3 £400 +28.51% 2
Devon +4 1 - - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for WCF.

1 56 (83.58%) .NET
2 55 (82.09%) C#
3 50 (74.63%) SQL Server
4 45 (67.16%) MVC
5 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
6 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
6 34 (50.75%) AngularJS
7 31 (46.27%) HTML
8 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (41.79%) Web Services
9 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (40.30%) CSS
11 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
11 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (35.82%) SQL
12 24 (35.82%) Scrum
13 22 (32.84%) jQuery
13 22 (32.84%) REST
14 21 (31.34%) HTML5
15 20 (29.85%) .NET Framework
16 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (26.87%) JSON
17 18 (26.87%) SOAP
18 16 (23.88%) OO
18 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
19 15 (22.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (20.90%) Entity Framework
20 14 (20.90%) Visual Studio
21 12 (17.91%) BizTalk Server
21 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (17.91%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) NServiceBus
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (74.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.94%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.46%) RavenDB
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.99%) Biml
5 2 (2.99%) Power BI
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (20.90%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Subversion
3 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.48%) NuGet
5 1 (1.49%) Moq
5 1 (1.49%) MSTest
5 1 (1.49%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Electronics
2 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.45%) Marketing
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (86.57%) Developer
2 39 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 28 (41.79%) C# Developer
4 25 (37.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (32.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (31.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (19.40%) Software Developer
8 11 (16.42%) BizTalk Developer
9 10 (14.93%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (13.43%) Agile C# Developer
10 9 (13.43%) Agile Developer
10 9 (13.43%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (11.94%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (7.46%) AWS Developer
12 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (5.97%) Angular Developer
13 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
13 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Programmer
13 4 (5.97%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (83.58%) .NET
2 34 (50.75%) AngularJS
3 31 (46.27%) HTML
4 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (41.79%) Web Services
6 27 (40.30%) CSS
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (32.84%) jQuery
8 22 (32.84%) REST
9 21 (31.34%) HTML5
10 20 (29.85%) .NET Framework
11 18 (26.87%) JSON
11 18 (26.87%) SOAP
12 15 (22.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (20.90%) Entity Framework
14 11 (16.42%) LINQ
15 9 (13.43%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (10.45%) Dapper ORM
17 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.48%) iPhone
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (67.16%) MVC
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) Scrum
4 16 (23.88%) OO
5 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) OOD
7 10 (14.93%) TDD
8 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
10 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Microservices
12 4 (5.97%) Process Management
12 4 (5.97%) SOA
13 3 (4.48%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (4.48%) SDLC
13 3 (4.48%) SOLID
14 2 (2.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (82.09%) C#
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.82%) SQL
4 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) F#
7 1 (1.49%) Haskell
7 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) RedGate
3 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 7 (10.45%) Twitter
4 3 (4.48%) Sencha
5 1 (1.49%) Nintex
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