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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.67% 4.74% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 18.00% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
68 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 45.64% 26.32% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 36
Median daily rate £338 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 22
Median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leicester

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

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript