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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.14% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.37% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 20
Average daily rate
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- £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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 £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
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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
206 269 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.65% 38.71% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 176 194
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) IIS
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (38.46%) OOD
5 5 (38.46%) Sybase
5 5 (38.46%) NHibernate
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) WPF
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) User Experience
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) SOAP
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (53.85%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) NHibernate
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) OO
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Infragistics