The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 49 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Contract jobs citing WCF 30 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.97% 3.41% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.24% 10.13% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +25.37%
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
293 316 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.01% 33.65% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 199 273
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +336.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 56 (91.80%) .NET
2 50 (81.97%) C#
3 47 (77.05%) ASP.NET
4 32 (52.46%) SQL Server
5 23 (37.70%) Web Services
6 22 (36.07%) MVC
6 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (32.79%) WinForms
7 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
7 20 (32.79%) VB.NET
8 18 (29.51%) SharePoint
8 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
8 18 (29.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (26.23%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (24.59%) Finance
10 15 (24.59%) SQL
11 14 (22.95%) Scrum
11 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
11 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (19.67%) Windows
13 11 (18.03%) Workflow
14 10 (16.39%) Intranet
14 10 (16.39%) WPF
14 10 (16.39%) WF
14 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (14.75%) jQuery
15 9 (14.75%) CMS
15 9 (14.75%) XML
15 9 (14.75%) Oracle
16 8 (13.11%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (29.51%) SharePoint
1 18 (29.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 16 (26.23%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (14.75%) CMS
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) EDRMS
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.64%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.64%) dotCover
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.87%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (16.39%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Tester
10 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Lead Designer
10 1 (1.64%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (91.80%) .NET
2 47 (77.05%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.70%) Web Services
4 20 (32.79%) WinForms
5 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.39%) WPF
6 10 (16.39%) WF
7 9 (14.75%) XML
7 9 (14.75%) jQuery
8 6 (9.84%) CSS
9 5 (8.20%) Silverlight
9 5 (8.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.56%) LINQ
10 4 (6.56%) HTML
11 3 (4.92%) XHTML
12 2 (3.28%) NHibernate
12 2 (3.28%) AppFabric
13 1 (1.64%) CSS3
13 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.64%) EPoS
2 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.64%) PKI
2 1 (1.64%) Wiki
2 1 (1.64%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) MVC
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Scrum
3 11 (18.03%) Workflow
4 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Web Development
5 6 (9.84%) OO
6 5 (8.20%) SOA
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) MVVM
9 2 (3.28%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.28%) OOP
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL
10 1 (1.64%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) C#
2 20 (32.79%) VB.NET
3 15 (24.59%) SQL
4 14 (22.95%) PowerShell
5 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.92%) VB
7 3 (4.92%) X++
8 2 (3.28%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) VB6
8 2 (3.28%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9002
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) Kofax
4 2 (3.28%) Telerik
5 1 (1.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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