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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 25 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.89% 2.52% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.63% 6.21% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £404 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
WCF
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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
444 467 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.48% 40.54% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 340 169
Average daily rate £363 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (88.89%) C#
3 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
4 27 (60.00%) Web Services
5 22 (48.89%) MVC
6 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (42.22%) SQL
8 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (26.67%) CRM
10 11 (24.44%) CSS
10 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.22%) HTML
11 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (22.22%) WPF
11 10 (22.22%) jQuery
11 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.00%) JSON
12 9 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (17.78%) Scrum
13 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
13 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (15.56%) REST
14 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
14 7 (15.56%) SOAP
14 7 (15.56%) Windows
15 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
15 6 (13.33%) CTI

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) CTI
2 3 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior VB Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
3 27 (60.00%) Web Services
4 11 (24.44%) CSS
5 10 (22.22%) HTML
5 10 (22.22%) WPF
5 10 (22.22%) jQuery
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.00%) JSON
7 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
7 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (15.56%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) SOAP
9 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
10 5 (11.11%) WinForms
10 5 (11.11%) XML
11 4 (8.89%) LINQ
12 3 (6.67%) WF
12 3 (6.67%) Ajax
12 3 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) IVR
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) MVC
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) CRM
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.44%) OOP
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Data Management
9 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.11%) VB
6 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.67%) VB6
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
2 2 (4.44%) Avaya
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce
3 1 (2.22%) Kofax
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
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