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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing WCF 30 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.07% 1.61% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 6.04% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 22
Median daily rate £340 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £600 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% +3.26%
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
583 414 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.21% 26.71% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 322 294
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.85 £37.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.06% +188.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 1 July 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 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 42 (91.30%) C#
3 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 25 (54.35%) MVC
5 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
6 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 15 (32.61%) Entity Framework
8 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (28.26%) TDD
10 10 (21.74%) HTML
11 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.39%) Web Services
12 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (15.22%) SQL
13 7 (15.22%) SOA
14 6 (13.04%) CRM
14 6 (13.04%) CSS
14 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 6 (13.04%) NUnit
14 6 (13.04%) WPF
14 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.04%) HTML5
15 5 (10.87%) Ansible
15 5 (10.87%) BDD
15 5 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
15 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing

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 5 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) NUnit
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.17%) MSTest
5 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.17%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) .NET Developer
3 20 (43.48%) C# Developer
4 12 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) WCF Developer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
3 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 15 (32.61%) Entity Framework
5 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) Web Services
8 6 (13.04%) CSS
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) WPF
9 5 (10.87%) WinForms
10 4 (8.70%) REST
10 4 (8.70%) SOAP
10 4 (8.70%) WF
11 3 (6.52%) CSS3
11 3 (6.52%) JSON
11 3 (6.52%) XHTML
11 3 (6.52%) XML
12 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET
12 2 (4.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 7 (15.22%) SOA
6 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.04%) CRM
7 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 4 (8.70%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.35%) Kanban
10 2 (4.35%) Scrum
10 2 (4.35%) SOLID
10 2 (4.35%) Workflow
11 1 (2.17%) DSDM
11 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) VB
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Sitecore
1 3 (6.52%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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