The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 28 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)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.57% 0.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
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 Exeter with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 49 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 38.64% 34.27% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 161
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £394 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +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 Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Exeter

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 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 Exeter region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET