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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 94 91 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -42
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 1.28% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 3.55% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
555 591 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.31% 36.10% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 406 207
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.02 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% -37.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 34 (89.47%) C#
3 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
4 22 (57.89%) MVC
5 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
5 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (36.84%) Entity Framework
7 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
8 11 (28.95%) Web Services
9 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (26.32%) TDD
10 9 (23.68%) HTML
11 8 (21.05%) CRM
11 8 (21.05%) NUnit
12 7 (18.42%) WPF
12 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (15.79%) Vagrant
13 6 (15.79%) Ansible
13 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
14 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (13.16%) HTML5
14 5 (13.16%) SOA
14 5 (13.16%) CSS
14 5 (13.16%) SOAP
14 5 (13.16%) XML
14 5 (13.16%) WF

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 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) NUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 17 (44.74%) C# Developer
4 12 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
5 4 (10.53%) WCF Developer
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (36.84%) Entity Framework
4 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) WPF
8 5 (13.16%) CSS
8 5 (13.16%) HTML5
8 5 (13.16%) SOAP
8 5 (13.16%) WF
8 5 (13.16%) WinForms
8 5 (13.16%) XML
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) JSON
9 2 (5.26%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) XHTML
10 1 (2.63%) jQuery
10 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) SOA
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
6 4 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Kanban
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
8 2 (5.26%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Case Management
9 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.63%) SDLC
9 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCITP
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe