The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 23 31
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.17% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.59% 33.09% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 20
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £98 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (60.00%) EDI
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (60.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EDI
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) EDIFACT
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (60.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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