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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 85 85 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 +41
Contract jobs citing WCF 56 69 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.01% 2.08% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.91% 7.71% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 10
Median daily rate £350 £369 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £322 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £23.53 £42.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
811 895 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.11% 27.03% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 611 495
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 58 10
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.25 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +7 19 £400 - 5
Wiltshire +14 10 £333 -26.11% 4
Devon - 10 £235 -
Gloucestershire -11 4 £325 -10.34% 3
Dorset 0 2 £200 -45.28% 4
Somerset +1 1 £300 -10.97% 7
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 88 (97.78%) .NET
2 75 (83.33%) C#
3 73 (81.11%) MVC
4 71 (78.89%) SQL Server
5 70 (77.78%) JavaScript
6 62 (68.89%) HTML
7 53 (58.89%) ASP.NET
7 53 (58.89%) CSS
8 50 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (52.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (51.11%) Web Services
12 45 (50.00%) jQuery
12 45 (50.00%) AngularJS
13 41 (45.56%) REST
14 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
15 37 (41.11%) JSON
16 33 (36.67%) Scrum
17 32 (35.56%) .NET Framework
18 31 (34.44%) SOAP
19 30 (33.33%) HTML5
19 30 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 29 (32.22%) OO
20 29 (32.22%) SQL
21 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
22 26 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
23 25 (27.78%) Entity Framework
24 22 (24.44%) OOD
25 21 (23.33%) LINQ
26 19 (21.11%) Finance

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 18 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.11%) IIS
3 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.67%) OpenROAD
4 5 (5.56%) NServiceBus
5 3 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (78.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.89%) Oracle Database
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.67%) Ingres
4 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) RavenDB
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.22%) Biml
7 2 (2.22%) Power BI
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 26 (28.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.56%) Subversion
6 3 (3.33%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.33%) NuGet
7 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Electronics
2 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
2 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (88.89%) Developer
2 71 (78.89%) .NET Developer
3 38 (42.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 38 (42.22%) C# Developer
4 37 (41.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 37 (41.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (34.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (22.22%) Software Developer
7 18 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (14.44%) Agile .NET Developer
8 13 (14.44%) Agile C# Developer
8 13 (14.44%) Agile Developer
9 12 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (5.56%) AWS Developer
13 4 (4.44%) Designer
13 4 (4.44%) Digital Designer
13 4 (4.44%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (97.78%) .NET
2 62 (68.89%) HTML
3 53 (58.89%) ASP.NET
3 53 (58.89%) CSS
4 50 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 47 (52.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (51.11%) Web Services
7 45 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 45 (50.00%) jQuery
8 41 (45.56%) REST
9 37 (41.11%) JSON
10 32 (35.56%) .NET Framework
11 31 (34.44%) SOAP
12 30 (33.33%) HTML5
12 30 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (27.78%) Entity Framework
14 21 (23.33%) LINQ
15 17 (18.89%) WPF
16 12 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (11.11%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.44%) User Experience
2 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.33%) iPhone
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (81.11%) MVC
2 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (36.67%) Scrum
4 29 (32.22%) OO
5 22 (24.44%) OOD
6 18 (20.00%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.44%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (14.44%) Programme Management
10 12 (13.33%) SDLC
11 7 (7.78%) CRM
12 6 (6.67%) Software Delivery
12 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.56%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.56%) OOP
14 4 (4.44%) Microservices
14 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
15 3 (3.33%) Content Management
15 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (83.33%) C#
2 70 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.22%) SQL
4 17 (18.89%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.44%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) Oracle
3 13 (14.44%) SAP
4 10 (11.11%) Twitter
5 8 (8.89%) RedGate
6 7 (7.78%) Sencha
7 3 (3.33%) Telerik
8 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.11%) Nintex
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