The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 33 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.12% 3.86% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 8.46% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £276 £275 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £329 £249
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.34%
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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 130 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.10% 45.61% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 37
Median daily rate £310 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £363
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 £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +11 4 £276 -21.21%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) MVVM
7 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
6 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft