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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.99% 0.54% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.15% 2.17% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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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
65 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 34.39% 24.73% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 16
Average daily rate £325 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
4 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 9 (47.37%) SOA
6 9 (47.37%) MVC
7 8 (42.11%) CSS
8 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) Linux
10 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (26.32%) CMS
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (26.32%) Coaching
10 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (21.05%) jQuery
11 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (21.05%) XHTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (15.79%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Web Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) XHTML
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
9 1 (5.26%) XSD
9 1 (5.26%) XSL
9 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) SOA
1 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
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