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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.21% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.80% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +36.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
- -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
268 376 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.60% 26.74% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 210 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) WPF
5 5 (55.56%) MVC
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (33.33%) VB
7 3 (33.33%) WinForms
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (33.33%) DevExpress
7 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (22.22%) SDLC
8 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
8 2 (22.22%) Release 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 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Delphi
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) DevExpress