The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 33 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.07% 1.05% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 4.35% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
66 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.49% 24.08% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 22
Median daily rate £313 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton 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 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

WCF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Northampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Architect
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL