The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 23 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)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.70% - 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% - 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £355 - £313
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 Taunton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 19 3 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 35.19% 7.32% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 38
Median daily rate £375 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) BDD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared