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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 62 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 1.30% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 3.28% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £303 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
213 274 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.01% 39.54% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 163 179
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) OOD
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Sybase
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
6 3 (25.00%) WPF
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
8 1 (8.33%) Derivative

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Sybase
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Infragistics
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