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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 1.26% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 4.95% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £380 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £316 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £396 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
4 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
5 14 (60.87%) MVC
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 13 (56.52%) SQL
7 12 (52.17%) jQuery
8 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (39.13%) TDD
9 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
10 8 (34.78%) Web Services
10 8 (34.78%) Finance
11 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (26.09%) HTML
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 5 (21.74%) SOA
13 5 (21.74%) WinForms
13 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
13 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
14 4 (17.39%) Scrum
14 4 (17.39%) WPF
15 3 (13.04%) Web Development
15 3 (13.04%) Web Design
15 3 (13.04%) Subversion
15 3 (13.04%) EAI

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
1 3 (13.04%) Sitefinity
2 1 (4.35%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.35%) T4 Templates
4 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.35%) FxCop
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (21.74%) WinForms
7 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) WPF
9 3 (13.04%) XML
9 3 (13.04%) XSLT
9 3 (13.04%) MSMQ
9 3 (13.04%) Sass
9 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.04%) Modernizr
10 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (8.70%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Web Design
6 3 (13.04%) EAI
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) CA
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