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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 2.77% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £323 £283 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
281 253 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.72% 17.15% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 159 202
Median daily rate £375 £351 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Delphi
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Delphi
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
Edinburgh
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