The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 2.56% - 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 56.41% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 13
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
2 2 (66.67%) EPiServer CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SCADA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EPiServer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Wonderware