The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 85 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.088% 2.16% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 6.28% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 5
Median daily rate £500 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
WCF
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
410 557 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.16% 34.36% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 369 250
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WCF.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) MVC
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Entity Framework
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) NUnit
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) WPF
9 4 (21.05%) WF
9 4 (21.05%) BDD
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (21.05%) WinForms
10 3 (15.79%) Workflow
10 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 3 (15.79%) CRM
10 3 (15.79%) SOA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) NUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) CRM Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) WCF Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) WF
6 4 (21.05%) WinForms
6 4 (21.05%) WPF
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Case Management
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle