The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 37 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.14% 2.17% 10.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 7.50% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
WCF
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 25.57% 28.88% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 29
Median daily rate £375 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Bradford region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) Xamarin
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
4 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Android
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) API Design
6 2 (28.57%) SOA
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (14.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Architect
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Designer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) API Design
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Xamarin
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft