The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.55% 0.29% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 0.89% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
WCF
Cheshire

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 Warrington region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 112 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 28.42% 32.94% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 95 30
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington 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 Warrington

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

WCF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Warrington region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SignalR
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript