The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.00% - 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
WCF
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.00% 30.23% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
County Antrim - 1 - -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
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%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
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 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft