The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.58% 1.17% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.74% 3.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 272 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.33% 35.32% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WCF
Scotland

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Glasgow region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Glasgow region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) WPF
6 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) MVVM
6 10 (50.00%) UNIX
7 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (40.00%) WinForms
7 8 (40.00%) LINQ
8 7 (35.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) CSS
10 5 (25.00%) HTML
10 5 (25.00%) MVC
11 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
11 4 (20.00%) TDD
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (15.00%) IIS
12 3 (15.00%) OO
13 2 (10.00%) XSLT
13 2 (10.00%) OOD
13 2 (10.00%) Sybase
13 2 (10.00%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (50.00%) WPF Developer
4 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) WPF
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (40.00%) LINQ
4 8 (40.00%) WinForms
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (10.00%) XSLT
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) XSL
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (5.00%) jQuery
8 1 (5.00%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVVM
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) AOP
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCPD
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) VMware