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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.83% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 6.69% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate
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£315 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+82.29% -20.00%
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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
367 329 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.31% 27.39% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 185 100
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (64.00%) MVC
5 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (60.00%) SQL
7 12 (48.00%) jQuery
8 11 (44.00%) TDD
9 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 9 (36.00%) HTML
10 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (32.00%) Finance
11 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (32.00%) Web Services
12 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
14 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (20.00%) WPF
14 5 (20.00%) WinForms
14 5 (20.00%) SOA
14 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (16.00%) EAI
15 4 (16.00%) MSMQ
15 4 (16.00%) XML
15 4 (16.00%) Scrum
15 4 (16.00%) Subversion
16 3 (12.00%) Web Design

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (12.00%) Sitefinity
2 1 (4.00%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) T4 Templates
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) FxCop
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Technologist
6 1 (4.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) WPF
8 5 (20.00%) WinForms
8 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) MSMQ
10 3 (12.00%) XSLT
10 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 3 (12.00%) Modernizr
10 3 (12.00%) Sass
10 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) EAI
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) CA