The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.65% - 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £340 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.42%
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
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 95 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.38% 21.94% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 66
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.33 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +27.91%
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Preston - 1 £230 - 3
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft