Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 17 August 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.51% 3.65% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 13.33% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Warrington median daily rate - £369 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.26% -19.16%
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Warrington with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 51 60 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 26.15% 27.40% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 119
Warrington median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -8.11%
10th Percentile £288 £306 £313
90th Percentile £631 £575 £600
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Warrington median hourly rate - £31.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.62% -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +101.11%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Warrington

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Warrington 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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
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 API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft