The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 90 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.37% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.87% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate £475 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
381 268 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.85% 19.72% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 149 143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) MS Access
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) NUnit
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase