The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 61 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.29% 0.32% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.95% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 211 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.56% 34.20% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 112 128
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
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 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 21 November 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 18 (94.74%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) WPF
4 11 (57.89%) MVVM
4 11 (57.89%) UNIX
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
6 9 (47.37%) WinForms
6 9 (47.37%) Banking
6 9 (47.37%) LINQ
6 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 5 (26.32%) HTML
10 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (21.05%) IIS
10 4 (21.05%) CSS
11 3 (15.79%) Sybase
11 3 (15.79%) OOD
11 3 (15.79%) OO
11 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
12 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (10.53%) Korn
12 2 (10.53%) MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
3 11 (57.89%) WPF Developer
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) WPF
3 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
4 9 (47.37%) LINQ
4 9 (47.37%) WinForms
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
9 2 (10.53%) XSLT
9 2 (10.53%) SOAP
9 2 (10.53%) jQuery
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.26%) AppFabric
10 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (5.26%) Web Services
10 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVVM
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) OOD
2 3 (15.79%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) OWASP
4 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSD
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCPD
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Sybase