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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 89 122 60
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -62
Contract jobs citing WCF 49 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 0.89% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 3.29% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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
784 820 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.37% 27.11% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 572 317
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Somerset +9 15 £310 -4.61% 8
Wiltshire +4 8 £425 -6.84% 7
Gloucestershire - 8 £323 - 9
Bristol +8 6 £363 +0.69% 12
Devon -3 2 £275 - 1
Dorset - 1 £350 - 10
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 95 (96.94%) .NET
2 86 (87.76%) C#
3 61 (62.24%) SQL Server
4 55 (56.12%) ASP.NET
5 54 (55.10%) MVC
6 43 (43.88%) SQL
7 40 (40.82%) Microsoft
8 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (29.59%) JavaScript
9 29 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (27.55%) .NET Framework
11 24 (24.49%) jQuery
12 23 (23.47%) HTML
13 22 (22.45%) Web Services
13 22 (22.45%) WPF
14 21 (21.43%) Visual Studio
15 20 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (19.39%) XML
17 17 (17.35%) Entity Framework
17 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
18 15 (15.31%) TDD
18 15 (15.31%) Java
18 15 (15.31%) LINQ
18 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (14.29%) SOAP
20 13 (13.27%) VB.NET
20 13 (13.27%) Windows
20 13 (13.27%) CSS
20 13 (13.27%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 20 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.02%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) LAN
1 1 (1.02%) WAN
1 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.02%) SAN
1 1 (1.02%) Extranet
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
1 1 (1.02%) NAS
1 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (62.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.06%) ActiveReports
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.02%) MySQL
8 1 (1.02%) DB2
8 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.08%) Log4Net
4 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.04%) NUnit
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.02%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.02%) MSTest
6 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
1 9 (9.18%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (85.71%) Developer
2 62 (63.27%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.41%) C# Developer
4 19 (19.39%) Senior Developer
5 18 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (16.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.20%) Applications Developer
9 9 (9.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.18%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (6.12%) .NET Applications Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Team Leader
12 3 (3.06%) Development Team Leader
12 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (3.06%) .NET Team Leader
12 3 (3.06%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (96.94%) .NET
2 55 (56.12%) ASP.NET
3 29 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (27.55%) .NET Framework
5 24 (24.49%) jQuery
6 23 (23.47%) HTML
7 22 (22.45%) Web Services
7 22 (22.45%) WPF
8 19 (19.39%) XML
9 17 (17.35%) Entity Framework
10 15 (15.31%) LINQ
11 14 (14.29%) SOAP
12 13 (13.27%) CSS
13 11 (11.22%) LINQ to SQL
14 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (9.18%) HTML5
15 9 (9.18%) MSMQ
16 7 (7.14%) WinForms
17 5 (5.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) AIX
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) MVC
2 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
4 15 (15.31%) TDD
5 12 (12.24%) Scrum
5 12 (12.24%) BDD
6 11 (11.22%) OO
7 10 (10.20%) OOD
8 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.14%) Project Management
9 7 (7.14%) SDLC
10 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.12%) CRM
10 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.06%) SOA
11 3 (3.06%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.06%) Service Management
11 3 (3.06%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.06%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 86 (87.76%) C#
2 43 (43.88%) SQL
3 29 (29.59%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.31%) Java
5 13 (13.27%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.08%) VB
8 3 (3.06%) C++
9 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.04%) XAML
10 1 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) vSphere
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Nagios
1 1 (1.02%) AppManager
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
1 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) VMware
3 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) Nokia
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.02%) CODA
4 1 (1.02%) Sage
4 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.02%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) IBM
4 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) F5
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