The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 34 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.26% - 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.22% 20.87% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 25
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Liverpool region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Blog
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (20.00%) Moq
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) CRM Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft