The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.60% - 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
68 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 20.54% 20.10% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 13
Average daily rate £450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £394 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Moq
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET