The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.42% 0.74% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.21% 2.94% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £38.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-42.48% -7.83%
WCF
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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
58 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 26.01% 25.19% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 28
Average daily rate £335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) ASP.NET
3 26 (89.66%) C#
4 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (82.76%) Web Services
5 23 (79.31%) jQuery
6 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (68.97%) MVC
7 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
7 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (48.28%) HTML
8 14 (48.28%) CSS
8 14 (48.28%) CMS
9 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
10 9 (31.03%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
12 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
13 5 (17.24%) Marketing
14 3 (10.34%) TDD
14 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (10.34%) QA
14 3 (10.34%) EPiServer
14 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
14 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
14 3 (10.34%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (48.28%) CMS
2 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Web Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Applications Developer
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
7 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) ASP.NET
3 24 (82.76%) Web Services
4 23 (79.31%) jQuery
5 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (48.28%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) CSS
7 7 (24.14%) XML
8 1 (3.45%) WPF
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) MVC
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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