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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 88 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing WCF 13 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 1.86% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 5.54% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 18
Average daily rate £325 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £373 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
578 451 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.00% 33.63% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 290 343
Average daily rate £415 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) C#
3 22 (52.38%) MVC
4 21 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
6 18 (42.86%) SQL
6 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) Entity Framework
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
9 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.19%) TDD
10 10 (23.81%) WinForms
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
11 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
12 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
13 6 (14.29%) HTML
13 6 (14.29%) Web Services
13 6 (14.29%) XML
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (14.29%) jQuery
14 5 (11.90%) JSON
14 5 (11.90%) Sitecore
14 5 (11.90%) SOA
14 5 (11.90%) SOAP
15 4 (9.52%) VB
15 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.76%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.38%) MSTest
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 24 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.76%) WCF Developer
8 2 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
3 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 16 (38.10%) Entity Framework
5 10 (23.81%) WinForms
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (14.29%) HTML
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (14.29%) Web Services
6 6 (14.29%) XML
7 5 (11.90%) JSON
7 5 (11.90%) SOAP
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (9.52%) REST
9 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 3 (7.14%) CSS
9 3 (7.14%) LINQ
9 3 (7.14%) MSMQ
9 3 (7.14%) XSLT
10 2 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
1 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) MVC
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) MVVM
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) SOLID
8 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.38%) DSDM
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) VB
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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