The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.57% - 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
WCF
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 24.41% 21.74% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Median daily rate £401 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

WCF
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 2 - - 1
WCF
Northern Ireland

WCF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft