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 3 months to 24 June 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 / Devon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.30% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.20% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 122 83 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 36.42% 37.73% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 52
Median daily rate £405 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.56% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +67.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Devon

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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

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 1 - - 2
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) XHTML
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C# Software Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET