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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.65% 1.81% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 9.33% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£233 £363 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £363 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
WCF
England

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
177 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.16% 19.43% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 33 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 3
Average hourly rate £87.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +142.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 8 £110 - 7
Durham -4 2 £355 -2.06% 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) WF
4 6 (50.00%) AppFabric
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (16.67%) REST
9 1 (8.33%) CSS3
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 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
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) CSS3
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (8.33%) HTML5
8 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
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 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £250 - 275 per week
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