The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 62 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.58% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 2.44% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
203 205 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.02% 23.78% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 75 127
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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 29 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) Web Development
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (12.50%) TDD
8 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (12.50%) RESTful
8 1 (12.50%) SOAP
8 1 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (12.50%) RAD
8 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (12.50%) MVC
8 1 (12.50%) Sybase
8 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase