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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% 0.26% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.16% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
155 86 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.76% 22.40% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 45 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -9 2 £413 +65.00% 7
Durham - - - - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (27.27%) WF
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (27.27%) AppFabric
8 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) MVVM
8 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (27.27%) WF
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (27.27%) AppFabric
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) XSD
7 1 (9.09%) XSL
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle