The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 7 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.45% 3.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
Somerset

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
5 75 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.13% 58.14% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 69 10
Median daily rate £425 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 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 25 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Taunton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
3 1 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Application Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft