The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stockport region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 3.03% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 45.45% 38.46% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate £363 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Manchester

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Wonderware
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware