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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 84 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 2.91% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 9.90% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
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£343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £388 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
547 303 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.37% 29.36% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 209 198
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (82.98%) C#
3 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
4 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (68.09%) MVC
6 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
7 26 (55.32%) Web Services
8 24 (51.06%) .NET Framework
9 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (36.17%) Entity Framework
10 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (31.91%) JSON
11 15 (31.91%) SQL
12 13 (27.66%) HTML
12 13 (27.66%) Dapper ORM
13 11 (23.40%) jQuery
13 11 (23.40%) Scrum
14 10 (21.28%) Finance
14 10 (21.28%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (21.28%) CSS
15 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
16 8 (17.02%) TDD
16 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
16 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
18 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
18 6 (12.77%) WinForms
19 5 (10.64%) Workflow
19 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
19 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (21.28%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SSL
1 1 (2.13%) CTI
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.51%) ReSharper
3 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Chief Architect
9 1 (2.13%) CRM Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.13%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Head of Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 26 (55.32%) Web Services
4 24 (51.06%) .NET Framework
5 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (36.17%) Entity Framework
6 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (31.91%) JSON
8 13 (27.66%) Dapper ORM
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) jQuery
10 10 (21.28%) CSS
11 6 (12.77%) WinForms
12 5 (10.64%) HTML5
13 4 (8.51%) REST
13 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (8.51%) WF
13 4 (8.51%) SOAP
14 2 (4.26%) XML
14 2 (4.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) MVC
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
5 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.64%) Workflow
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) Mobile Development
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) Avaya
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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