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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.01% 4.10% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 12.77% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Median daily rate £293 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
WCF
East Midlands

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
105 94 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.12% 32.08% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 56
Median daily rate £300 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 1 - - 1
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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

1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) .NET
3 16 (76.19%) MVC
4 15 (71.43%) SQL
5 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
6 13 (61.90%) CSS
7 12 (57.14%) HTML5
7 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
7 12 (57.14%) HTML
7 12 (57.14%) Retail
8 9 (42.86%) XHTML
8 9 (42.86%) CSS3
8 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (42.86%) Algorithms
9 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) jQuery
11 4 (19.05%) Web Services
11 4 (19.05%) Web Development
12 3 (14.29%) WPF
12 3 (14.29%) LINQ
12 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (14.29%) WinForms
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (14.29%) NUnit
13 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
13 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
13 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
13 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development

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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) GIS
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Developer
4 13 (61.90%) C# WCF Developer
4 13 (61.90%) WCF Developer
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 12 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) HTML5
4 9 (42.86%) CSS3
4 9 (42.86%) XHTML
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) LINQ
7 3 (14.29%) WinForms
7 3 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (9.52%) PhoneGap
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) MVVM
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) OpenText
1 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
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