The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.24% 0.47% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.72% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
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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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.86% 27.10% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 35
Average daily rate £330 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SSDT
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Nintex
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SSDT
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nintex
Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago