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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 123 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +15
Contract jobs citing WCF 25 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 2.24% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 8.28% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 35
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
802 604 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 27.01% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 414 343
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -12 13 £260 -18.75% 9
Bristol -13 7 £360 +30.90% 7
Somerset -23 3 £343 -6.16% 7
Gloucestershire -18 2 £338 -7.53% 5
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 4
Dorset - - - - 6
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 43 (84.31%) C#
3 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
4 24 (47.06%) Web Services
5 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
6 20 (39.22%) MVC
7 18 (35.29%) SQL
8 17 (33.33%) XML
8 17 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
9 14 (27.45%) VB.NET
9 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (27.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (25.49%) HTML
11 12 (23.53%) Windows
11 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 12 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
12 11 (21.57%) Scrum
12 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
13 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (17.65%) WF
14 9 (17.65%) CSS
14 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (17.65%) jQuery
15 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (13.73%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (27.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (13.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) CMS
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.96%) Kentico
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) MSTest
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Back Office
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) .NET Developer
3 12 (23.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Platform Architect
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) Web Services
3 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
4 17 (33.33%) XML
5 13 (25.49%) HTML
6 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 12 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (17.65%) WF
7 9 (17.65%) CSS
7 9 (17.65%) jQuery
8 7 (13.73%) WPF
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.73%) HTML5
8 7 (13.73%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (11.76%) Task Parallel Library
9 6 (11.76%) XSLT
10 5 (9.80%) CAML
10 5 (9.80%) LINQ
11 4 (7.84%) SOAP
11 4 (7.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) DTV
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) OO
5 5 (9.80%) TDD
5 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) SOA
6 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.88%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
7 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.76%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) UAG
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (5.88%) MIIS
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.96%) ESRI
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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