The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 14 21
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.27% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.33% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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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
12 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.46% 27.27% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £530 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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