The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.21% 0.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Leicestershire

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
80 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 48.48% 28.67% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 25
Average daily rate £300 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WCF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Internet Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL