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 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 73 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 26 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 2.47% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 6.51% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £298 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £420 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
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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
437 461 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.20% 37.88% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 334 160
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (86.36%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
4 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (56.82%) Web Services
5 25 (56.82%) MVC
6 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
8 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (25.00%) JSON
10 11 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.73%) WPF
11 10 (22.73%) jQuery
11 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (22.73%) Entity Framework
12 9 (20.45%) HTML
12 9 (20.45%) CSS
12 9 (20.45%) Scrum
13 8 (18.18%) CRM
13 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
14 7 (15.91%) TDD
14 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
14 7 (15.91%) Windows
14 7 (15.91%) Dapper ORM
15 6 (13.64%) REST
15 6 (13.64%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) CTI
1 3 (6.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Applications Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.82%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior VB Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 3 (6.82%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 25 (56.82%) Web Services
4 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
4 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (25.00%) JSON
7 10 (22.73%) WPF
7 10 (22.73%) jQuery
7 10 (22.73%) Entity Framework
8 9 (20.45%) HTML
8 9 (20.45%) CSS
9 7 (15.91%) Dapper ORM
10 6 (13.64%) REST
11 5 (11.36%) SOAP
11 5 (11.36%) XML
12 4 (9.09%) WinForms
12 4 (9.09%) WF
12 4 (9.09%) LINQ
13 3 (6.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) IVR
1 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) MVC
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
4 8 (18.18%) CRM
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) Workflow
8 3 (6.82%) SOA
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.55%) OOP
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.27%) Microservices
10 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) C#
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.36%) VB
6 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.82%) VB6
7 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) Perforce
3 1 (2.27%) Kofax
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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