Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - +19 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 7.14% - 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% - 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Bournemouth median daily rate £400 - £408
10th Percentile £375 - £333
90th Percentile £425 - £488
Dorset median daily rate £400 £200 £408
% change year-on-year +100.00% -50.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - -
Dorset median hourly rate - - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 53 78 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 47.32% 36.79% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 66 18
Bournemouth median daily rate £418 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -2.17% +10.08%
10th Percentile £332 £238 £213
90th Percentile £472 £438 £511
Dorset median daily rate £415 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +18.57% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - £37.00
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Bournemouth

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Bournemouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Data Extraction
2 6 (75.00%) MVVM
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) System Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) MSTest
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Data Extraction
2 6 (75.00%) MVVM
2 6 (75.00%) System Testing
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL