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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.06% 2.06% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 8.06% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
102 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.13% 25.51% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 35
Average daily rate £325 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SAP
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (28.57%) DTV
6 2 (28.57%) Electronics
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) Marketing
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SSDT
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nintex
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