The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 106 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.48% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.92% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £351
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.42%
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
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
398 208 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.99% 28.18% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 127 151
Median daily rate £425 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Tyne and Wear region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 4 £325 - 2
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) WPF
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Bower
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) NuGet
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) WPF
5 3 (27.27%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (9.09%) StructureMap
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Infragistics
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (9.09%) Spiceworks