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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.56% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
24 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.67% 62.50% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 15
Median daily rate £308 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
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 £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) XPath
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Rundeck

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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck