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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 29 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.43% 2.87% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 7.79% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £370 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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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
451 398 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.87% 36.85% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 279 115
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.85% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £73.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 24 (57.14%) Web Services
5 21 (50.00%) MVC
6 17 (40.48%) SQL
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.19%) CSS
10 11 (26.19%) CRM
10 11 (26.19%) WPF
10 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (23.81%) HTML
11 10 (23.81%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) jQuery
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (16.67%) REST
13 7 (16.67%) JSON
13 7 (16.67%) Scrum
13 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
13 7 (16.67%) SOAP
13 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 7 (16.67%) Windows
14 6 (14.29%) OO
14 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 6 (14.29%) CTI
14 6 (14.29%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) CTI
2 2 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior VB Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) VB Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 24 (57.14%) Web Services
4 11 (26.19%) CSS
4 11 (26.19%) WPF
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) jQuery
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (16.67%) REST
7 7 (16.67%) JSON
7 7 (16.67%) SOAP
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.52%) LINQ
9 4 (9.52%) XML
9 4 (9.52%) WinForms
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.14%) Ajax
10 3 (7.14%) WF
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) IVR
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) MVC
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) OOP
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (2.38%) Workflow
8 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.90%) VB
6 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) VB6
7 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Avaya
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Kofax
3 1 (2.38%) Perforce
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
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