Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 85 85
Rank change year-on-year -23 0 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 1.66% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 5.81% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 18
Bristol median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £275 £321 £339
90th Percentile £444 £468 £425
South West median daily rate £391 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +11.57% -4.24% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £23.53 £42.25
% change year-on-year - -44.32% -23.18%

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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 564 499 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.57% 28.58% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 373 398
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £267
90th Percentile £513 £525 £516
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -11.76% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Bristol

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Bristol

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Bristol

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (58.33%) HTML
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (58.33%) CSS
6 7 (58.33%) MVC
7 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (50.00%) SQL
7 6 (50.00%) User Experience
7 6 (50.00%) React
7 6 (50.00%) RESTful
8 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (41.67%) Durandal
8 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (41.67%) Banking
8 5 (41.67%) WinForms
8 5 (41.67%) Finance
9 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (25.00%) Moq
10 3 (25.00%) Mockito
10 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (25.00%) Hibernate

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
1 3 (25.00%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (58.33%) CSS
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) React
6 6 (50.00%) RESTful
7 5 (41.67%) Durandal
7 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (41.67%) WinForms
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (25.00%) Java EE
9 3 (25.00%) Spring
9 3 (25.00%) WPF
10 2 (16.67%) HTML5
11 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
11 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore