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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.41% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
WCF
Staffordshire

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
29 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 34.12% 63.89% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 12
Median daily rate £325 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £317 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (50.00%) SOLID
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) SOAP
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services

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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) WCF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) React
6 2 (25.00%) XHTML
6 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SOLID
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Rundeck