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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 65 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.76% 3.45% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 10.12% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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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
345 326 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.94% 34.06% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 196 146
Average daily rate £348 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (90.00%) C#
3 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
4 19 (47.50%) MVC
5 17 (42.50%) Web Services
6 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
9 10 (25.00%) CSS
9 10 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (22.50%) JSON
10 9 (22.50%) jQuery
10 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
11 8 (20.00%) HTML
11 8 (20.00%) CRM
11 8 (20.00%) CMS
11 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
12 7 (17.50%) InfoPath
12 7 (17.50%) WPF
12 7 (17.50%) WF
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) TDD
12 7 (17.50%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (20.00%) CMS
4 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.50%) Kentico
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Intranet
2 5 (12.50%) CTI
3 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.50%) RavenDB
4 5 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (7.50%) EDRMS
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.50%) OLTP
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (7.50%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (42.50%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) JSON
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.50%) WPF
7 7 (17.50%) WF
8 5 (12.50%) CSS3
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.00%) REST
9 4 (10.00%) WinForms
9 4 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 4 (10.00%) SOAP
10 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.50%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (7.50%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) IVR
2 3 (7.50%) iPhone
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (7.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) MVC
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Workflow
7 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Coaching
8 2 (5.00%) MVVM
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Kofax
3 3 (7.50%) Sencha
3 3 (7.50%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) Telerik
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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