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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.35% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 5.00% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £326 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -13.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
WCF
Northamptonshire

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
41 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.54% 14.76% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 42
Median daily rate £400 £325 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) DMZ
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) Extranet
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DMZ
1 3 (60.00%) Extranet
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
4 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
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter