The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.37% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £438 £316 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.55% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £283 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
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
271 338 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.88% 22.58% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 198 193
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (45.45%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (45.45%) VB
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) WinForms
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) DevExpress
6 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
6 5 (45.45%) WPF
7 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
7 4 (36.36%) Release Management
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) Workflow Management
7 4 (36.36%) Workflow
7 4 (36.36%) OOD
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (27.27%) SDLC
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Delphi Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) WPF
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow Management
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) DevExpress
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft