The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire - - 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 67 39 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 24.10% 19.70% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 25
Median daily rate £400 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Derbyshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Derbyshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle