The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 13 12
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 5.17% 16.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 20.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.19% 25.86% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 10
Average daily rate £330 £318 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Taunton region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Task Parallel Library
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) WF
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
6 1 (14.29%) ERP
6 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Task Parallel Library
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) WF
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001