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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% 2.56% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 6.89% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 5
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£350 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £345 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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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
451 363 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.75% 37.15% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 257 119
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £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 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (92.31%) C#
3 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 22 (56.41%) Web Services
5 21 (53.85%) MVC
6 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 17 (43.59%) SQL
8 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (30.77%) WPF
10 12 (30.77%) jQuery
10 12 (30.77%) CSS
11 11 (28.21%) HTML
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (25.64%) Finance
12 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (23.08%) JSON
14 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (20.51%) TDD
14 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (20.51%) Windows
14 8 (20.51%) CRM
15 7 (17.95%) OO
15 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
15 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (15.38%) CSS3
16 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
16 6 (15.38%) CMS
16 6 (15.38%) MySQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.69%) Kentico
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) CTI
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.38%) MySQL
4 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.82%) RavenDB
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) OLTP
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) VB Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 22 (56.41%) Web Services
4 12 (30.77%) WPF
4 12 (30.77%) jQuery
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.08%) JSON
8 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (15.38%) CSS3
10 4 (10.26%) REST
10 4 (10.26%) SOAP
11 3 (7.69%) XML
11 3 (7.69%) Ajax
11 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
11 3 (7.69%) WF
11 3 (7.69%) LINQ
11 3 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) IVR
2 3 (7.69%) iPhone
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) TDD
3 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.51%) CRM
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) OOD
9 1 (2.56%) SOA
9 1 (2.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) VB
4 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Sencha
2 3 (7.69%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.56%) Kofax
3 1 (2.56%) Perforce
3 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago