Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 November 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)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 156 99
Rank change year-on-year +54 -57 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.081% 0.44% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 1.67% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
North East median daily rate £375 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.79% +16.67%
10th Percentile £363 £248 £251
90th Percentile £388 £366 £338
England median daily rate £445 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +11.25% -3.61% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.29% +12.41%

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 341 718 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.72% 26.55% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 486 367
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -10.11% +14.29%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £263
90th Percentile £536 £500 £555
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 11
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +57.57% -40.77%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.64 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.60 £27.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in the North East

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in the North East

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in the North East

WCF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +53 1 £375 +20.00% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North East region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft