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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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
277 372 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.05% 25.76% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 200 160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 26 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) DevExpress
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (33.33%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management

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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) DevExpress