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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.69% 12.98% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.86% 34.69% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
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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 Warrington region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.13% 37.40% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

WCF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) GIS
2 5 (62.50%) ArcGIS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Tandem
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) NUnit
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 1 (12.50%) MonoRail
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) ArcGIS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) GIS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) MonoRail
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft