Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 25 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 > Dorset
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 44 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.67% 0.46% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 1.60% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Dorset median daily rate £400 £200 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.95% -
10th Percentile £375 £200 £333
90th Percentile £425 £200 £488
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +11.50% -4.24% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset 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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 74 125 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 24.67% 28.87% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 91 38
Dorset median daily rate £415 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +1.45% +6.15%
10th Percentile £311 £238 £213
90th Percentile £483 £438 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate £44.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £42.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £46.75 - £44.25
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +19.33% -11.76% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Dorset

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Dorset

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth - 8 £400 - 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset 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 Dorset 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