Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 July 2019 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 > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 45 50
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 1.11% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.52% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Somerset median daily rate - £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% -16.47%
South West median daily rate £449 £369 £325
% change year-on-year +21.65% +13.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 123 142 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.93% 31.42% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 111
Somerset median daily rate £475 £418 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +7.05% +11.43%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £573 £504 £475
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Somerset median hourly rate £24.20 £175.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.17% +233.33% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.90 £162.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £48.35 £187.50 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +7.14%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Somerset

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Somerset