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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / South West
Rank 100 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing WCF 35 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 1.02% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 3.82% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 30
Median daily rate £310 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £342 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
763 785 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.44% 26.60% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 555 518
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +4 14 £400 +6.66% 11
Devon - 9 £220 - 2
Wiltshire -9 6 £330 -34.00% 4
Gloucestershire +5 3 - - 2
Dorset +1 1 - - 7
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 87 (95.60%) .NET
2 72 (79.12%) C#
3 67 (73.63%) ASP.NET
4 61 (67.03%) MVC
5 60 (65.93%) SQL Server
6 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
7 52 (57.14%) HTML
8 50 (54.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (53.85%) CSS
10 41 (45.05%) Web Services
11 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
12 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (34.07%) jQuery
15 28 (30.77%) SQL
16 27 (29.67%) REST
17 26 (28.57%) AngularJS
17 26 (28.57%) Visual Studio
18 24 (26.37%) .NET Framework
19 22 (24.18%) JSON
20 21 (23.08%) WPF
20 21 (23.08%) SOAP
21 20 (21.98%) TDD
22 19 (20.88%) Scrum
22 19 (20.88%) Team Foundation Server
23 18 (19.78%) IIS
24 17 (18.68%) Entity Framework
25 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
25 16 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 15 (16.48%) Windows

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 (19.78%) IIS
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 11 (12.09%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.59%) OpenROAD
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Firewall
1 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (4.40%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (65.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.59%) Ingres
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.10%) MS Access
9 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 19 (20.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Moq
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (87.91%) Developer
2 66 (72.53%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 24 (26.37%) C# Developer
4 23 (25.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (24.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (18.68%) Software Developer
7 16 (17.58%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (17.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (17.58%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (16.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Developer
11 4 (4.40%) CRM Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (4.40%) HTML Developer
12 3 (3.30%) Security Tester
12 3 (3.30%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (95.60%) .NET
2 67 (73.63%) ASP.NET
3 52 (57.14%) HTML
4 50 (54.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (53.85%) CSS
6 41 (45.05%) Web Services
7 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (34.07%) jQuery
9 27 (29.67%) REST
10 26 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 24 (26.37%) .NET Framework
12 22 (24.18%) JSON
13 21 (23.08%) SOAP
13 21 (23.08%) WPF
14 17 (18.68%) Entity Framework
15 16 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (13.19%) HTML5
16 12 (13.19%) XML
17 10 (10.99%) LINQ
18 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.03%) MVC
2 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.98%) TDD
4 19 (20.88%) Scrum
5 15 (16.48%) OO
6 13 (14.29%) OOD
7 12 (13.19%) SDLC
8 11 (12.09%) CRM
9 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.59%) Software Delivery
10 6 (6.59%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.59%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.49%) Defect Management
11 5 (5.49%) Microservices
11 5 (5.49%) OOP
11 5 (5.49%) Threat Modelling
11 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 72 (79.12%) C#
2 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
4 11 (12.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.10%) C++
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.10%) VBA
5 1 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.49%) ISEB
3 3 (3.30%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (3.30%) CISM
3 3 (3.30%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) Sourcefire
4 4 (4.40%) Twitter
5 3 (3.30%) RedGate
5 3 (3.30%) Sencha
5 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.20%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) Telerik
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