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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 17 21
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.96% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.90% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.67% 28.43% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 14
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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