The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 18 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.39% 1.95% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 4.41% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £276 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £322 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £378 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £368
% 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 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 43.22% 44.16% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 23
Median daily rate £313 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.15% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester 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 Leicester

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

WCF
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) MVVM
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft