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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.55% 4.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £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 £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
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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
56 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 26.42% 29.17% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 22
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) C#
3 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
3 29 (93.55%) ASP.NET
4 28 (90.32%) jQuery
5 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (77.42%) MVC
6 23 (74.19%) Web Services
7 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
8 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (51.61%) CMS
10 15 (48.39%) HTML
10 15 (48.39%) CSS
11 14 (45.16%) N-Tier
12 9 (29.03%) Finance
13 8 (25.81%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
13 8 (25.81%) EPiServer
13 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
13 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (16.13%) OO
15 5 (16.13%) Marketing
15 5 (16.13%) TDD
15 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
16 2 (6.45%) SOA
17 1 (3.23%) B2B
17 1 (3.23%) B2C
17 1 (3.23%) OLTP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (51.61%) CMS
2 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Applications Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Web Developer
4 11 (35.48%) Software Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) ASP.NET
3 28 (90.32%) jQuery
4 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (74.19%) Web Services
6 15 (48.39%) CSS
6 15 (48.39%) HTML
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) MVC
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) B2C
6 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore