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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 111 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing WCF 36 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 4.62% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
850 844 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.92% 26.33% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 598 563
Median daily rate £350 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 51 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 July 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
Bristol +2 10 £350 -4.10% 8
Wiltshire -5 8 £375 +15.38% 3
Gloucestershire 0 7 £325 +3.17%
Devon - 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (87.67%) .NET
2 63 (86.30%) C#
3 59 (80.82%) SQL Server
4 55 (75.34%) MVC
5 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
6 41 (56.16%) HTML
6 41 (56.16%) AngularJS
7 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
8 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET
8 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (46.58%) CSS
9 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (41.10%) jQuery
11 28 (38.36%) HTML5
11 28 (38.36%) SQL
11 28 (38.36%) Web Services
12 27 (36.99%) Scrum
12 27 (36.99%) REST
13 23 (31.51%) JSON
13 23 (31.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (30.14%) .NET Framework
15 21 (28.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
17 19 (26.03%) SOAP
17 19 (26.03%) OO
18 17 (23.29%) Visual Studio
18 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (21.92%) LINQ
19 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework

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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.33%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.85%) NServiceBus
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (80.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
4 10 (13.70%) RDBMS
4 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.85%) RavenDB
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.74%) Biml
6 2 (2.74%) Power BI
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (23.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.85%) Subversion
3 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.11%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.11%) NuGet
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) MSTest
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Electronics
2 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.70%) Marketing
2 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (87.67%) Developer
2 48 (65.75%) .NET Developer
3 32 (43.84%) C# Developer
4 29 (39.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (38.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 25 (34.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (21.92%) Software Developer
9 13 (17.81%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (16.44%) Agile C# Developer
10 12 (16.44%) Agile Developer
10 12 (16.44%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (15.07%) Agile .NET Developer
12 8 (10.96%) BizTalk Developer
13 6 (8.22%) Applications Developer
14 5 (6.85%) .NET Applications Developer
14 5 (6.85%) AWS Developer
14 5 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
15 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
15 4 (5.48%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (87.67%) .NET
2 41 (56.16%) AngularJS
2 41 (56.16%) HTML
3 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET
3 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (46.58%) CSS
5 30 (41.10%) jQuery
6 28 (38.36%) HTML5
6 28 (38.36%) Web Services
7 27 (36.99%) REST
8 23 (31.51%) JSON
9 22 (30.14%) .NET Framework
10 21 (28.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (26.03%) SOAP
12 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
12 16 (21.92%) LINQ
13 9 (12.33%) Dapper ORM
13 9 (12.33%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (10.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.11%) iPhone
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) MVC
2 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.99%) Scrum
4 19 (26.03%) OO
5 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (19.18%) OOD
7 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (16.44%) TDD
8 10 (13.70%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (13.70%) Programme Management
9 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.59%) Integration Testing
10 7 (9.59%) Microservices
11 6 (8.22%) Process Management
12 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
13 4 (5.48%) SOA
14 3 (4.11%) Extreme Programming
14 3 (4.11%) SDLC
15 2 (2.74%) SOLID
15 2 (2.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 63 (86.30%) C#
2 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.36%) SQL
4 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.48%) Java
5 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) F#
7 1 (1.37%) Haskell
7 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) SAP
4 9 (12.33%) Twitter
5 8 (10.96%) RedGate
6 3 (4.11%) Sencha
6 3 (4.11%) Telerik
7 1 (1.37%) Nintex
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