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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 13 15
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.70% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.00% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
10 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 14.08% 54.05% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) DevExpress