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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 103 79 54
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -25
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.50% 0.23% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 0.68% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £325 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +68.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £259
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 £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
383 292 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.92% 34.03% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 202 124
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £17.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £70.25
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 28 September 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 -29 4 £300 -7.69% 3
Gateshead - 2 - - 3
WCF
North East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) XML

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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Bower
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) NuGet
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (12.50%) StructureMap
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Rally
2 1 (12.50%) Infragistics
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin