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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.78% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 3.10% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£348 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £322
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 - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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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
289 290 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.00% 25.26% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) MVC
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) TDD
8 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Web Services
9 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
9 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (25.00%) Scrum
11 3 (18.75%) WinForms
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) HTML
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (12.50%) Markit EDM
12 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
12 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
12 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (12.50%) Investment Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) PegaRULES
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
3 1 (6.25%) T4 Templates
3 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) FxCop
3 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) NHibernate
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms
7 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.25%) WPF
8 1 (6.25%) Sass
8 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) CSS3
8 1 (6.25%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
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