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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 90 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.12% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 0.59% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £325 £303 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £281 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £326 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
272 338 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.41% 19.79% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 194 183
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
6 3 (37.50%) WinForms
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Workflow Management
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Refactoring
6 3 (37.50%) WPF
6 3 (37.50%) Release Management
6 3 (37.50%) OOD
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Workflow
6 3 (37.50%) VB
6 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) OOP
7 2 (25.00%) Delphi
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
8 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 1 (12.50%) Twitter

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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Refactoring
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow Management
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter