The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 2.21% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 8.51% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
WCF
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.02% 25.97% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 128 135
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.83 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Cheshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +13 2 £290 -6.45% 5
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Sandbach - - - -
Warrington - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - - 5
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) SOA
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (23.81%) GIS
9 5 (23.81%) ArcGIS
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) SaaS
10 4 (19.05%) NUnit
10 4 (19.05%) LINQ
10 4 (19.05%) FxCop
10 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
10 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (14.29%) Ninject
11 3 (14.29%) Moq
11 3 (14.29%) Jenkins

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) FxCop
3 3 (14.29%) Moq
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) StyleCop
4 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.76%) T4 Templates
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) GIS Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) LINQ
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Ninject
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) CSS
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
8 1 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) GIS
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) PDA
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 7 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.76%) MVVM
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
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