The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.26% 0.23% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.14% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.00% 19.82% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 42
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 - - 2
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Haskell
3 1 (33.33%) F#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Architect
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) SOLID
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) Haskell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft