The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.33% 3.08% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 18.75% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.39% 16.41% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 8
Average daily rate £388 £383 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +39.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Northampton region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (100.00%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin