The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.78% - 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
WCF
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 5 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.22% 9.26% 51.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 39
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Belfast region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

WCF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Belfast 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft