Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 20 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.42% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.98% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Northampton median daily rate £413 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -36.36% +46.67%
10th Percentile £339 £350 £359
90th Percentile £476 £350 £600
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £338 £550
% change year-on-year +3.70% -38.64% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Northampton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 130 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 27.37% 17.24% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 67 46
Northampton median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £250
90th Percentile £539 £475 £538
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Northampton

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin