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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.90% - 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
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
43 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 27.22% 15.19% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 15
Median daily rate £325 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 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 Halifax region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle