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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 59 58
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.25% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £280 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
259 178 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.15% 24.25% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 114 117
Average daily rate £330 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.68 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.07% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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