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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 71 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 1.72% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 7.40% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 27
Median daily rate £359 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
451 392 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.55% 23.24% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 248 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 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 2 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (95.45%) C#
3 26 (59.09%) MVC
3 26 (59.09%) .NET Framework
4 21 (47.73%) OO
4 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
5 20 (45.45%) XML
6 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
7 17 (38.64%) HTML
8 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 16 (36.36%) JSON
9 14 (31.82%) SOAP
10 13 (29.55%) CSS
10 13 (29.55%) C++
10 13 (29.55%) OOP
10 13 (29.55%) jQuery
10 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (27.27%) HTML5
11 12 (27.27%) Entity Framework
12 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.45%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (20.45%) Web Services
13 9 (20.45%) Use Case
13 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
14 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 8 (18.18%) Finance
14 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (15.91%) TDD
16 6 (13.64%) Windows

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 4 (9.09%) CMS
1 4 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.27%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (9.09%) Xcode
3 3 (6.82%) Moq
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) NUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
5 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 27 (61.36%) C# Developer
3 19 (43.18%) .NET Developer
4 10 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Applications Developer
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.36%) HTML Developer
8 4 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (6.82%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (6.82%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Real Time Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.82%) WPF Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Games Developer
10 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 20 (45.45%) XML
4 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
6 16 (36.36%) JSON
7 14 (31.82%) SOAP
8 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (29.55%) CSS
8 13 (29.55%) jQuery
9 12 (27.27%) Entity Framework
9 12 (27.27%) HTML5
10 9 (20.45%) Web Services
11 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (13.64%) CSS3
12 6 (13.64%) WPF
13 5 (11.36%) Ajax
14 4 (9.09%) PhoneGap
14 4 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Physics
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) MVC
2 21 (47.73%) OO
3 13 (29.55%) OOP
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (20.45%) Use Case
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (9.09%) OOD
10 3 (6.82%) Content Management
10 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.82%) Scrum
10 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Appcelerator
2 4 (9.09%) EPiServer
2 4 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.82%) OpenText
4 1 (2.27%) BEA
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Telerik
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