The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.29% 1.70% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 8.33% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£193 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 - £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
WCF
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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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
225 72 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.37% 20.40% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 34 48
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +147.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 9 £193 - 5
Durham - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) XML
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) WF
4 6 (50.00%) AppFabric
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (16.67%) MVVM
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (8.33%) Apache
8 1 (8.33%) Tomcat

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) WF
3 6 (50.00%) AppFabric
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) XSL
7 1 (8.33%) LINQ
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) JGroups
7 1 (8.33%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (16.67%) MVVM
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle