The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.76% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
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 £25.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-40.47% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 64.71% 72.50% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 32
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
Staffordshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
6 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) WinForms
6 2 (28.57%) Back Office
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) WF
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (14.29%) Ajax
7 1 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (14.29%) XSD
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) OOP
7 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) WF
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus