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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / North East
Rank 89 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 1.15% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
272 260 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.03% 29.25% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 161 120
Median daily rate £370 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 1 £380 +16.92% 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Infragistics
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore