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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 86 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.70% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 4.73% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 8
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
427 507 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.57% 35.96% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 359 276
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £10.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
5 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) DevExpress