Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chorley with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire > Chorley
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chorley 8.33% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Chorley median daily rate £300 - -
Lancashire median daily rate £308 £280 -
% change year-on-year +9.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chorley median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chorley with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chorley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chorley 33.33% 28.57% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Chorley median daily rate £310 £248 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.25% -43.75% -
10th Percentile £302 £203 £412
90th Percentile £401 £255 £458
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chorley median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Chorley region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chorley 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 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft