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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 1.04% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 3.90% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate £310 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
245 205 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.12% 26.69% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 143 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 2 - - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £290 -
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) CMS
7 2 (22.22%) Games
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) SOAP
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Moq
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) JSON
7 2 (22.22%) SOAP
7 2 (22.22%) XML
8 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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