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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 83 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 3.57% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£290 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
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
291 364 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.05% 28.44% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 229 79
Average daily rate £350 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) WPF
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) RESTful
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 2 (14.29%) BDD
10 2 (14.29%) CSS3
10 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (14.29%) JSON
10 2 (14.29%) Ajax
10 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
10 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (14.29%) XML
10 2 (14.29%) XSLT
10 2 (14.29%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) NCrunch
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) WPF
6 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) XSLT
8 2 (14.29%) WinForms
8 2 (14.29%) Ajax
8 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.14%) Derivative
1 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) C
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle