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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 76 76 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 1.65% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 5.68% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 17
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £600 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
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
605 475 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.04% 29.05% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 354 229
Median daily rate £400 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.04 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.75% +184.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 36 (90.00%) C#
3 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
4 26 (65.00%) MVC
5 20 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 17 (42.50%) Entity Framework
6 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
9 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.00%) HTML
9 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (22.50%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) NUnit
11 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 7 (17.50%) WPF
13 6 (15.00%) CSS
13 6 (15.00%) CRM
13 6 (15.00%) SOA
13 6 (15.00%) Ansible
13 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (15.00%) Vagrant
13 6 (15.00%) HTML5
13 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 5 (12.50%) SQL
14 5 (12.50%) WF
14 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
14 5 (12.50%) WinForms
15 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) NUnit
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (52.50%) C# Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) WCF Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (42.50%) Entity Framework
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (17.50%) WPF
8 6 (15.00%) CSS
8 6 (15.00%) HTML5
9 5 (12.50%) WF
9 5 (12.50%) WinForms
10 4 (10.00%) SOAP
11 3 (7.50%) CSS3
11 3 (7.50%) JSON
11 3 (7.50%) XHTML
11 3 (7.50%) XML
12 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (5.00%) REST
12 2 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
1 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) MVC
2 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 6 (15.00%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 4 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Kanban
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) SDLC
10 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe