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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 2.04% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 8.64% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 23
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
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
441 359 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.76% 23.59% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 232 203
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) C#
3 20 (60.61%) MVC
4 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (36.36%) XML
8 11 (33.33%) CSS
8 11 (33.33%) OO
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
9 10 (30.30%) HTML
10 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 9 (27.27%) JSON
11 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 8 (24.24%) SOAP
12 7 (21.21%) C++
12 7 (21.21%) OOP
12 7 (21.21%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) Finance
13 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
13 6 (18.18%) SQL
13 6 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (18.18%) Use Case
13 6 (18.18%) jQuery
14 5 (15.15%) WPF
14 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection

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 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Moq
2 3 (9.09%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) MSTest
4 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) .NET Developer
3 18 (54.55%) C# Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 3 (9.09%) WPF Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (6.06%) HTML Developer
9 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (6.06%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
6 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 9 (27.27%) JSON
8 8 (24.24%) SOAP
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (18.18%) jQuery
10 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
10 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 5 (15.15%) WPF
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (12.12%) CSS3
11 4 (12.12%) RESTful
11 4 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) MVC
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) OOP
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (18.18%) Use Case
8 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (12.12%) OOD
9 4 (12.12%) SOA
9 4 (12.12%) User Stories
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
10 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
10 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.06%) BDD
11 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.06%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) BEA
2 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Telerik
Manchester
Pertemps IT
Rate: £450-£550 a day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago