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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 26 25
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.56% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 22.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £415 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.08% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 19
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP