Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 137 103
Rank change year-on-year +47 -34 -29
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.11% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 1.19% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - +20.37%
10th Percentile £363 £253 £315
90th Percentile £388 £371 £335
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 298 671 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.97% 32.91% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 480 311
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +12.48%
10th Percentile £289 £290 £278
90th Percentile £553 £525 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.75 £36.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.36% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.28 £33.20 £15.15
90th Percentile £13.83 £36.60 £36.75
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £34.33 £20.30
% change year-on-year -18.43% +69.10% -32.33%

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

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +59 1 £375 +15.38%
WCF
North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CAML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft