The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.12% 0.60% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 2.90% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£233 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £363 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
131 69 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.35% 20.54% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 32 65
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
WCF
England

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WCF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 3 £110 - 8
Durham -2 2 £355 -2.06%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) WF
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) AppFabric
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) InfoPath
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (9.09%) REST

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) WF
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (27.27%) AppFabric
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (9.09%) LINQ
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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