The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.47% 1.26% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 2.90% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
WCF
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 69 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.29% 43.40% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NSubstitute
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
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