Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 148 90
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.76% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.38% +44.44%
North East median daily rate - £275 £300
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 339 525 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 35.61% 23.56% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 340 230
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -0.36% +26.13%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £256
90th Percentile £523 £500 £493
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +109.93% -62.95%
10th Percentile £15.50 £24.45 £10.96
90th Percentile £47.76 £36.00 £15.80
North East median hourly rate £33.07 £28.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +18.09% +73.27% -52.47%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Tyne and Wear

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Tyne and Wear