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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.46% 6.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.33% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
73 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.08% 30.73% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 28
Average daily rate £325 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
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 £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (93.33%) ASP.NET
4 27 (90.00%) jQuery
5 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (76.67%) MVC
6 22 (73.33%) Web Services
7 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
8 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (50.00%) CMS
10 14 (46.67%) HTML
10 14 (46.67%) CSS
10 14 (46.67%) N-Tier
11 9 (30.00%) Finance
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Umbraco
12 8 (26.67%) EPiServer
12 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
13 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (16.67%) OO
15 5 (16.67%) TDD
15 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (13.33%) Marketing
17 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
17 2 (6.67%) SOA
18 1 (3.33%) B2B
18 1 (3.33%) B2C
18 1 (3.33%) OLTP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (50.00%) CMS
2 8 (26.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) OLAP
4 1 (3.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 27 (90.00%) jQuery
4 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (73.33%) Web Services
6 14 (46.67%) CSS
6 14 (46.67%) HTML
7 1 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
7 1 (3.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) MVC
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) B2B
6 1 (3.33%) B2C
6 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore