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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 89 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 1.93% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 6.02% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 18
Median daily rate £325 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £388 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -45.67%
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
568 432 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.39% 32.07% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 304 334
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 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 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 39 (90.70%) C#
3 22 (51.16%) MVC
4 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
5 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
5 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
6 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Entity Framework
7 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (32.56%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (25.58%) TDD
10 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.93%) HTML
11 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
11 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (18.60%) WinForms
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
14 6 (13.95%) HTML5
14 6 (13.95%) Web Services
14 6 (13.95%) CRM
14 6 (13.95%) Finance
15 5 (11.63%) JSON
15 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
15 5 (11.63%) XML
15 5 (11.63%) SOA
15 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
16 4 (9.30%) OO
16 4 (9.30%) SharePoint

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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) NUnit
3 2 (4.65%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.65%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Developer
3 14 (32.56%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
2 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.88%) Entity Framework
4 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
5 8 (18.60%) WinForms
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) XML
8 4 (9.30%) CSS
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) REST
8 4 (9.30%) SOAP
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.98%) CSS3
9 3 (6.98%) LINQ
9 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
9 3 (6.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) MVC
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.95%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.63%) SOA
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) SOLID
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) DSDM
10 1 (2.33%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.33%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) SDLC
10 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.30%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
1 3 (6.98%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.65%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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