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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.89% - 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.11% - 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£110 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
131 36 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.90% 17.48% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 19 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £87.50 £11.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+695.45% -16.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £110 - 4
Sunderland - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - - 1
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) WF
4 6 (66.67%) AppFabric
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Change Management
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (22.22%) SOAP
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle
8 2 (22.22%) Service Management
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (22.22%) REST
9 1 (11.11%) CSS3
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (11.11%) Degree
9 1 (11.11%) JSON
9 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 1 (11.11%) Marketing
9 1 (11.11%) Web Development
9 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Support Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) WF
3 6 (66.67%) AppFabric
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) JGroups
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle