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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 16 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.03% 15.00% 3.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 65.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
26 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 39.39% 23.00% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 10
Median daily rate £295 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) MVC

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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#