Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 16 November 2018 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 > Devon
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 +28
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.43% - 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% - 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Devon median daily rate - - £250
South West median daily rate £388 £391 £350
% change year-on-year -0.77% +11.57% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Devon median hourly rate - - £23.53
South West median hourly rate £41.85 - £23.53

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 121 207 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 26.30% 35.75% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 110 119
Devon median daily rate £325 £436 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.46% +36.25% -14.67%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £186
90th Percentile £520 £589 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Devon median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +14.29% +79.49%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Devon

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Devon

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Devon

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 2 - -
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Server Building

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle