Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 46 56
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 -13
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.18% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 2.13% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Warrington median daily rate £375 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09% +2.67%
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% +1.79%
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 94 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.55% 21.71% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 120
Warrington median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £269 £313
90th Percentile £575 £650 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Warrington median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +6.92% +82.89% -47.74%

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 24 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) DevExpress
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Core
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Core
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Express
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) DevExpress
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft