The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 12 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.04% 2.63% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 4.35% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £319 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
- -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 30.99% 60.53% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Median daily rate £306 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £389 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 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 19 January 2017, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) OO
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) SOLID
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (50.00%) HTML5
6 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (50.00%) Subversion
6 5 (50.00%) XML
7 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (30.00%) RESTful
8 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (30.00%) Selenium

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (20.00%) WCF Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) React
7 3 (30.00%) RESTful
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) Ajax
8 2 (20.00%) XHTML
8 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) SOLID
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Rundeck