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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.38% 3.13% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 9.25% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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
363 335 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.46% 33.87% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 200 166
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 22 December 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (93.18%) ASP.NET
3 39 (88.64%) C#
4 20 (45.45%) Web Services
5 19 (43.18%) MVC
6 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
8 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
8 13 (29.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (27.27%) SQL
9 12 (27.27%) CSS
9 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (20.45%) CMS
11 9 (20.45%) TDD
11 9 (20.45%) JSON
11 9 (20.45%) jQuery
12 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.91%) Windows
13 7 (15.91%) CRM
13 7 (15.91%) Intranet
13 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.64%) MySQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
1 13 (29.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (20.45%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (20.45%) CMS
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Kentico
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) InfoPath
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Intranet
2 5 (11.36%) CTI
3 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.36%) RavenDB
5 3 (6.82%) EDRMS
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.27%) DB2
7 1 (2.27%) OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) Subversion
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) MSTest
4 3 (6.82%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 23 (52.27%) .NET Developer
3 13 (29.55%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (93.18%) ASP.NET
3 20 (45.45%) Web Services
4 12 (27.27%) CSS
5 9 (20.45%) JSON
5 9 (20.45%) HTML
5 9 (20.45%) jQuery
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (13.64%) WPF
7 6 (13.64%) WF
8 5 (11.36%) NHibernate
8 5 (11.36%) WinForms
8 5 (11.36%) CSS3
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.82%) LINQ
10 3 (6.82%) REST
10 3 (6.82%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) IVR
2 3 (6.82%) iPhone
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (6.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) MVC
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) TDD
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.91%) CRM
6 6 (13.64%) Workflow
6 6 (13.64%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) MVVM
9 3 (6.82%) Time Management
9 3 (6.82%) Coaching
9 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.27%) Machine Learning
11 1 (2.27%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.82%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) VB6
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Kofax
3 3 (6.82%) Sencha
3 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator
4 2 (4.55%) Telerik
5 1 (2.27%) Xamarin