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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 53 28
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.21% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.88% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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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
167 113 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.47% 23.35% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 78 20
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.68 £36.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +174.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CAML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CAML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft