The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 April 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent - - 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.53% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 16 11 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 29.09% 15.28% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Median daily rate £335 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) TDD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Rundeck
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago