The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing WCF 29 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.75% 2.97% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 9.63% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £294 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
307 270 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.07% 30.86% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 159 271
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WCF
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 48 (84.21%) C#
3 41 (71.93%) ASP.NET
4 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 24 (42.11%) Web Services
6 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (40.35%) MVC
7 21 (36.84%) VB.NET
8 20 (35.09%) WinForms
9 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
9 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
10 16 (28.07%) Finance
10 16 (28.07%) SQL
10 16 (28.07%) Scrum
10 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (22.81%) WPF
12 12 (21.05%) Windows
12 12 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 12 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
15 9 (15.79%) Workflow
15 9 (15.79%) XML
15 9 (15.79%) Oracle
16 8 (14.04%) OO
16 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
16 8 (14.04%) jQuery
17 7 (12.28%) CMS
17 7 (12.28%) N-Tier

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 12 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (12.28%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
2 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) MSTest
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.75%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Maven
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.75%) dotCover
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Local Government
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.30%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (17.54%) VB.NET Developer
5 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Web Applications Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Lead Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 41 (71.93%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.11%) Web Services
4 20 (35.09%) WinForms
5 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (22.81%) WPF
7 9 (15.79%) XML
8 8 (14.04%) jQuery
9 6 (10.53%) WF
10 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.77%) CSS
10 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (7.02%) HTML
11 4 (7.02%) Silverlight
11 4 (7.02%) LINQ
12 3 (5.26%) XHTML
13 2 (3.51%) Spring
13 2 (3.51%) AppFabric
14 1 (1.75%) CSS3
14 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Wiki
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) MVC
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Scrum
3 9 (15.79%) Workflow
4 8 (14.04%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.53%) Web Development
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.02%) SOA
6 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.51%) MVVM
8 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) C#
2 21 (36.84%) VB.NET
3 16 (28.07%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.26%) VB
7 3 (5.26%) X++
8 2 (3.51%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Java
9 1 (1.75%) VB6
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9002
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Kofax
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce
4 1 (1.75%) Telerik
4 1 (1.75%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
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