The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 29 21
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.03% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
WCF
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
58 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.18% 19.08% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 20
Median daily rate £475 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP