The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 13 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.46% 10.66% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 56.52% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
WCF
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 35.82% 18.85% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £317 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 Halifax

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

WCF
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Halifax region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) WCF Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#