Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.06% 6.58% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 22.73% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £300 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire 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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 44 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 45.36% 28.95% 63.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 32
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £294 £225 £276
90th Percentile £438 £428 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £348 £338
% change year-on-year +0.72% +2.96% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
1 1 (50.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware