Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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 > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 48 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +22
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 2 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.96% 0.44% 5.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 1.67% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 26
Somerset median daily rate £395 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.67% -12.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £330 £300 £294
90th Percentile £469 £330 £494
South West median daily rate £391 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +11.57% -4.24% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset 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 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 157 120 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.13% 26.26% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 179
Somerset median daily rate £375 £359 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -1.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £277 £236 £274
90th Percentile £485 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 42
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -11.76% -

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

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Somerset

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 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
Taunton - 3 £355 -
Bath -8 1 £400 +23.08%
Clevedon - 1 £475 -
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) French Language
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) TypeScript

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore