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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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
239 251 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.85% 36.64% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 164 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) CSS

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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Lead Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore