Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - +20 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.96% - 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £338 - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 28 26 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 26.92% 18.31% 54.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 26
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £335 £306 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.39% -12.19% +5.68%
10th Percentile £225 £175 £270
90th Percentile £406 £398 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £335 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +3.08% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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

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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL