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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing WCF 28 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.90% 1.77% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 5.24% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 17
Average daily rate £325 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
490 382 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.22% 33.81% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 275 222
Average daily rate £388 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 47 (85.45%) C#
3 32 (58.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (50.91%) SQL
5 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
6 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
7 25 (45.45%) MVC
8 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 22 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
10 13 (23.64%) TDD
10 13 (23.64%) WinForms
10 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
11 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
11 12 (21.82%) Web Services
11 12 (21.82%) jQuery
12 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (20.00%) Windows
12 11 (20.00%) Finance
13 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
15 7 (12.73%) HTML
15 7 (12.73%) XML
15 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
16 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (10.91%) Sitecore
16 6 (10.91%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (9.09%) CMS
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (58.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.64%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) WCF Developer
7 5 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.64%) .NET Architect
10 2 (3.64%) .NET Technical Architect
10 2 (3.64%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
5 13 (23.64%) WinForms
6 12 (21.82%) jQuery
6 12 (21.82%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (12.73%) HTML
9 7 (12.73%) XML
10 6 (10.91%) SOAP
11 5 (9.09%) COM
11 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (9.09%) REST
12 4 (7.27%) CSS
12 4 (7.27%) XSD
12 4 (7.27%) XSLT
13 3 (5.45%) JSON
13 3 (5.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) MVC
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
7 4 (7.27%) SOA
8 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.64%) BDD
9 2 (3.64%) MVVM
9 2 (3.64%) SOLID
9 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.64%) Web Development
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.82%) Document Management
10 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.27%) XPath
8 3 (5.45%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.91%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.45%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
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