The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 88 88 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.59% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% 2.46% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 30
Median daily rate £350 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £490 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
542 448 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.91% 23.91% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 282 264
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 2
Median hourly rate £36.01 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Stockport - 3 £338 - 3
WCF
North West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (73.81%) MVC
4 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
5 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
6 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 19 (45.24%) Scrum
7 19 (45.24%) jQuery
8 17 (40.48%) HTML
8 17 (40.48%) CSS
8 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
10 14 (33.33%) XML
10 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 13 (30.95%) TDD
12 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 12 (28.57%) SQL
12 12 (28.57%) BDD
13 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
14 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (19.05%) OO
14 8 (19.05%) Web Services
14 8 (19.05%) OOD
14 8 (19.05%) NUnit
15 7 (16.67%) Finance
15 7 (16.67%) User Stories

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.05%) NUnit
3 5 (11.90%) Moq
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) MorphX
5 2 (4.76%) WiX
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Developer
2 34 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 18 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (14.29%) HTML Developer
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
10 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
10 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
11 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 3 (7.14%) WCF Developer
12 2 (4.76%) Angular Developer
12 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
13 1 (2.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 19 (45.24%) jQuery
4 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (40.48%) CSS
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 14 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 14 (33.33%) XML
7 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) HTML5
10 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.29%) CSS3
10 6 (14.29%) WinForms
11 4 (9.52%) Ajax
11 4 (9.52%) NHibernate
11 4 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 3 (7.14%) Physics
2 1 (2.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) MVC
3 19 (45.24%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) TDD
5 12 (28.57%) BDD
6 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 8 (19.05%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) OOD
8 7 (16.67%) User Stories
9 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 3 (7.14%) SEO
11 2 (4.76%) ERP
11 2 (4.76%) SDLC
11 2 (4.76%) Web Development
12 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
12 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
12 1 (2.38%) OOP
12 1 (2.38%) Project Management
12 1 (2.38%) Release Management
12 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VB6
6 2 (4.76%) X++
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Telerik
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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